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Learn about chickenpox using a variety of media.
Most children with chickenpox completely recover. But it can be serious, even fatal, for babies, adolescents, and adults. Be proactive. Get vaccinated if you are not protected against chickenpox.
Chickenpox – What You Need to Know
Listen to this Podcast (4:26 minutes)
Date Released: 9/29/2011
This podcast discusses chickenpox, its symptoms, how it spreads, and how to protect you and your family from getting it.
Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (pkids.org) recorded the stories of 8 families affected by vaccine preventable diseases.
Running Time: 3:11 minutes
Download CDC’s mobile app (available for iOS, Android, and Windows 8 tablets). Find “Chickenpox” and take the quiz to test your knowledge about the disease.
This infographic shows the impact and success of the chickenpox vaccination program in the U.S.
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