CHICKENPOX Alternative name: varicella What’s it? Chickenpox is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by a virus called varicella-zoster. This virus can cause several types of infections: primary (well-established chickenpox), latent (without clinical manifestation), and reactivation. This virus remains in our body for the whole life as though it were sleeping; its reactivation determines a… Continuar lendo CHICKENPOX