Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by
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One history of medicine book credits Giovanni Filippo ... However, it is believed
the name chickenpox was commonly used in earlier ...
Feb 4, 2016 ... Cause and Symptoms. Chickenpox is an illness caused by the Varicella zoster
virus. It was once an almost universal childhood experience.
The development of chickenpox can be traced to 17th century Europe. Along with
a number of other contagions, it migrated to the Western Hemisphere in what ...
Jul 13, 2012 ... Sadly, this post is relevant because my youngest son, who is eight, came down
with chicken pox two days ago. I have no idea where he got it ...
Jun 20, 2013 ... As this eMedTV article explains, the recorded history of chickenpox goes back to
the 1500s, when Giovanni Filippo first discovered the ...
Herpes. 2000 Oct;7(3):60-65. History of Varicella Zoster Virus. Wood MJ(1).
Author information: (1)Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Heartlands
Aug 5, 2011 ... Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a very contagious disease caused by the
varicella-zoster virus. Chicken pox is an illness with skin ...
Jun 22, 2013 ... Shingles and chickenpox were once considered separate disorders.
Researchers now know that they are both caused by a single virus of the ...
Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, a member of the herpes .....
that every healthy adult without a known history of chickenpox be vaccinated.