Chicken Pox; Varicella-Zoster Virus
Mumps or Epidemic parotitis is a viral disease of humans. Prior to the development of vaccination, it was a common childhood disease worldwide, and is still a significant threat to health in the third world.
Chicken pox, also spelled chickenpox, is a common childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), also known as human herpes virus 3 (HHV-3), one of the eight herpesviruses known to affect humans. It is characterized by a fever followed by itchy raw pox or open sores.
Mumps as related to Chickenpox
- Mumps - Nemours: Kids Health - KidsHealth - the …
About Mumps. Mumps is a disease caused by a virus that usually spreads through saliva and can infect many parts of the body, especially the parotid salivary glands.
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Could You Still Get Chickenpox, Measles or Mumps? Barbara Walters' illness highlights our ongoing risk of catching childhood diseases
- Mumps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mumps, also known as epidemic parotitis, is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus. Initial signs and symptoms often include fever, muscle pain, headache, and ...
- Measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chickenpox ...
Immunisation is the best protection against measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox. The National Immunisation Program provides immunisations against ...
- Chicken Pox - Varicella Virus Infection
Chicken pox is a common, usually self-limited, infection caused by the varicella virus. Learn more about the varicella virus, what the chicken pox rash looks like ...
- Mumps Photos - Immunization Action Coalition
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), a non-profit organization, works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational ...
- Mumps Facts including Symptoms and Vaccines - MedicineNet
Mumps treatment focuses on providing relief of symptoms (swollen cheeks, fever, headache). Read about symptoms, complications, diagnosis, MMR vaccine, history, …
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella (MMRV) Vaccine
This page give background information, safety studies, and other resources about the measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (MMR) vaccine.
- Mumps vaccine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mumps vaccines safely prevent mumps. When given to a majority they decrease complications at the population level. Effectiveness when 90% of a population is ...