From 2006 to 2010, varicella incidence declined 76% and 67%, respectively, at two active-surveillance sites.
The chicken pox vaccine appears effective 14 years after immunization, without any waning, and may also reduce shingles risk.
Is it common to see renal failure triggered by high doses of topical acyclovir?
Why isn't the shingles vaccine more popular? Some say it's too expensive to keep in stock.
Is it safe for a patient who underwent chemotherapy to receive the herpes zoster vaccine?
The vesicular rash spread rapidly from the face and mouth to cover the chest, back, arms, legs, and feet.
What is the best way to prevent transmission of the varicella-zoster virus?