Chickenpox is an illness caused by the varicella zoster virus.
How it is caught?
Chickenpox is a highly infectious airborne disease spread by coughs, sneezes and contact with an infected individual.
What does it do?
Initially the virus causes a blister like rash, with nausea, general aches, loss of appetite and a low-grade fever.
Can it be treated?
Not normally. Some individuals benefit from anti-viral medication.
Where is it?
How is it prevented?
Though vaccination or natural immunity through acquiring the disease.