Chickenpox (Varicella): An Overview of Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Introduction Chickenpox, scientifically known as Varicella, is a contagious viral infection characterized by an itchy skin rash and flu-like symptoms. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), a member of the herpesvirus family. Chickenpox primarily affects children, but it can also occur in adults who have not previously been infected. In this comprehensive article, … Read more