Infectious Diseases

Chickenpox (Varicella)

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about chickenpox, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

Nurse gives flu vaccine to senior adult patient at clinic

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When you think of vaccines, you probably immediately think about the series of shots given to young children with boosters throughout childhood.

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