chickenpox chickenpox

Definition(s):

  • (n) an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body

Usage(s):

  1. The Food and Drug Administration approved the long-awaited chickenpox vaccine today, just in time for the spring outbreak of the disease.
  2. A vaccine for chickenpox could be available by 1986 Measles, mumps, rubella, whooping cough, diphtheria, polio.
  3. That's why, for example, you can get chickenpox once but rarely twice.

News

  1. Dad had shingles, fears visitor at risk

    Dear Dr. Roach: I have suffered with shingles for the past six months. My daughter, who lives a long distance from me, is coming for a visit. She's pregnant with her first child. I wonder if I should let her come because of my shingles. I know shingles is related to chickenpox, and I don't want her to be infected. It could harm her baby. What would you advise?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Illinois ranks top 10 in the nation for chickenpox

    Illinois residents may itch and scratch more than people in other states. That's because it's one of the top 10 states in the nation for chickenpox cases.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WREX-TV Rockford

  3. Georgia ranks 10th for social media admissions of chickenpox

    Georgia recently ranked 10th in the nation for chickenpox per capita in a study of social media reports by web-based forecasting and tracking service Sickweather.com.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Athens Banner-Herald

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Quotes

  1. "He had the chickenpox and had a few bad injuries which were tough to come back from," Hewitt said. "He can match it with the best players."
    on Aug 6, 2007 By: Lleyton Hewitt Source: The Age

  2. Ince said: "I will have a look at Carlos as he has been dying to get involved. He is getting there but needs minutes on the pitch. He is looking sharp in training and a game tomorrow will stand him in good stead. When he first came he had chickenpox...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Paul Ince Source: Football365.com

  3. "I found out yesterday I had the chickenpox," the 24-year-old Ferrero said. "Sometimes things happen and you can't do anything about it. I am disappointed because I was looking forward to playing here."
    on Mar 12, 2004 By: Juan Carlos Ferrero Source: Tennis-X.com

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