Is Chickenpox Contagious? Center

Chickenpox is an infectious disease caused by the varicella zoster virus. Chickenpox symptoms and signs include a blistering, itchy rash, fatigue, fever, and tiredness. Chickenpox is transmitted via contaminated droplets produced during sneezing or coughing and by coming in contact with blister fluid. Read more: Is Chickenpox Contagious? Article

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The varicella zoster virus that causes chickenpox is a herpes virus. See Answer

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