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What is chickenpox?


Chickenpox is an eruptive illness (you get red blotches on your skin) and it is contagious.

Chickenpox is caused by a virus of the herpes family. It is related to the virus responsible for occasional sores in the mouth.




A virus is a tiny living being that can cause contagious illnesses such as chickenpox and colds.


Gloria Piera. Pharmacist