Chicken Pox

By: Neyda Garcia

This is the virus of the chicken pox.

-Chicken pox used to be very common illness for children 12 and under. But anyone can have them.

- The symptoms of the chicken pox is a fever, headache, sore throat, or stomachache.

This is the effect on the body.


Chicken pox is a highly contagious disease caused by primary infection with  varicella zoster virus.It usually starts with a  vesicular skin rash  mainly on the body and head rather than on the limbs. The rash develops into itchy, raw pockmarks, which mostly heal without scarring. On examination, the observer typically finds skin lesions at various stages of healing and also ulcers in the oral cavity and tonsil areas. The disease is most commonly observed in children.


There is no cure for chicken pox it clears off by itself without any treatment.

How to prevent Chicken Pox

The best way to prevent chickenpox is to get the chickenpox vaccine. Children, adolescents, and adults should have two doses of chickenpox vaccine.

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