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Varicella zoster virus infection

Nature Reviews Disease Primers volume 1, Article number: 15042 (2015) | Download Citation

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Varicella zoster virus (VZV) causes varicella (chickenpox) and, upon reactivation following latency, zoster (shingles). The development of vaccines to reduce the disease burden, particularly in at-risk populations (for example, pregnant women and the elderly), are a current focus.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2015.42

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