Daily Archives: May 7, 2016

Have You had Chickenpox in Your Childhood?

Chickenpox is a very contagious self-limited childhood skin infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Children aged between five and ten years old are the most affected. The disease has a worldwide distribution. Most children affected by the disease have red, itchy spots that turn into fluid-filled blisters. These appear mostly on the face, scalp ears, arms, chest, and belly.