Learn about chickenpox using a variety of media.
- Chickenpox and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It
- Chickenpox Can Be Serious: Protect Yourself and Your Child
Chickenpox – What You Need to Know
Listen to this Podcast (4:26 minutes)
Date Released: 9/29/2011This podcast discusses chickenpox, its symptoms, how it spreads, and how to protect you and your family from getting it.
One family’s struggle with chickenpoxexternal icon (running time: 3:11 minutes)
Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (pkids.org) recorded the stories of 8 familiesexternal icon affected by vaccine preventable diseases.
Chickenpox — #Vaccines by the Numbersexternal icon (running time: 29 seconds)
A video about how common deaths and hospitalizations from chickenpox used to be before the chickenpox vaccine
Do You Know What Breakthrough Varicella (Chickenpox) Looks Like?pdf icon
An infographic that helps identify breakthrough varicella (chickenpox)
An infographic about chickenpox and protecting your child with chickenpox vaccine
Chickenpox Vaccine Saves Lives and Prevents Serious Illness
This infographic shows the impact and success of the chickenpox vaccination program in the U.S.
- Disease of the Week: Chickenpox
An interactive webpage with key facts, prevention tips, and a quiz about chickenpox and the vaccine