Medical News Today: Chickenpox vs. measles: What's the difference?

When it comes to chickenpox vs. measles, there are differences as well as similarities. While both are viral infections, they ’re caused by different viruses. While both cause rashes, one produces an itchy rash whereas the other comes with a non-itchy rash. We’ll compare these two conditions in several different areas.
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Publication date: April 2020Source: Current Opinion in Virology, Volume 41Author(s): Peter J Hotez, Tasmiah Nuzhath, Brian Colwell
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The chicken pox vaccine, formally known as the varicella vaccination, was added to the recommended childhood vaccination schedule in 1995. Prior to this vaccine’s creation, it was a common practice for families to expose children to others who had the chicken pox. The disease was considered a normal part of childhood and it was widely known that chicken pox in childhood posed little to no risk of serious harm. Risks associated with chicken pox are more common in adults and those with compromised immune systems. My Experience With The Chicken Pox Illness And Vaccination I clearly remember exposing my middle child to m...
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