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    Chicken Pox
    Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection in which a person develops extremely itchy blisters all over the body and it is common childhood disease caused by a virus in the herpes family of viruses called the varicella virus. The varicella virus can remain in the body for decades and become active again in adults, causing herpes zoster (shingles). Shingles involves the occurrence of painful skin sores along the distribution of nerves across the trunk or face.

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    Therapeutic aspects
    There are several things that can be done at home to help relieve the symptoms and prevent skin infections. Calamine lotion and colloidal oatmeal baths may help relieve some of the itching. Keeping fingernails trimmed short may help prevent skin infections caused by scratching blisters.

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    Prevention
    Chickenpox vaccine is very safe and effective at preventing the disease. Most people who get the vaccine will not get chickenpox. If a vaccinated person does get chickenpox, it is usually mild—with fewer blisters and mild or no fever. The chickenpox vaccine prevents almost all cases of severe disease.

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    Statistics
    After a peak in the early 1990s, the number of new varicella cases has increased since 2006-2007. Meanwhile the number of vaccinated person hadshown a constant increase since 2006 from 8,000 to 30,000 cases in 2010 – mostly financed by parents, except in risk groups, where it has been covered by the government as compulsory vaccination – still with no epidemiological impact.

 

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