Chicken pox and its complications

Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) Causes-  primary, latent, and recurrent infections. Primary infection – Varicella (chickenpox) A lifelong latent infection of sensory ganglion neurons. Reactivation of the latent infection – Herpes zoster (shingles). Epidemiology Most children are infected by 15 yr of age, with fewer than 5% ...Read More