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How Effective is the Chickenpox Vaccine?

Chickenpox also known as varicella is a highly contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Although many people think of chickenpox as a childhood disease, adult are still susceptible to it.

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Myths and Facts about Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a disease most commonly associated with childhood and in the past there never used to be a vaccine for it. In the 1960s and 70s, parents would hold chickenpox parties if one child in the neighbourhood contracted the disease so that it would spread amongst the children and they would get it over with. 

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