Chickenpox is a common disease in children that causes red, itchy bumps on the body. Learn the symptoms of chickenpox.
Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease, usually associated with childhood. The disease is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Transmission occurs from person-to-person by direct contact or through the air.
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