an acute contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster
virus (VZV) and characterized by low-grade fever and a rash of itchy fluid-filled
vesicles. Chickenpox typically occurs in children; VZV may reactivate
later in life to cause shingles, a painful blistering rash.
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