Is the shingles virus airborne?

Answer Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), which also causes chicken pox. The virus remains in the body after a chicken pox infection and may reactivate later, causing shingles. VZV is... Read More »

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Is shingles a virus or a bacteria?

Shingles is a virus. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox. After you get chickenpox, often as a child, the virus stays in your body and can resurface as an adult... Read More »

Which unit is better for an aspiring Army Ranger the 101st airborne or 82nd airborne and why?

Honestly? There'd be little difference. If you wanted to go into Ranger Regiment, and felt you were up to the task, you'd enlist under a RIP contract, and go straight into a Ranger Battalion after ... Read More »

What is the name of the virus for shingles?

Shingles is a painful rash-inducing disease caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox in childhood. After a case of chickenpox, the virus lies dormant in the nerve... Read More »

What virus causes chickenpox&shingles?

Chicken pox and shingles are caused by the varicella zoster virus, also known as the human herpesvirus 3. It is part of the same viral subfamily (alphaherpesvirinae) as the herpes simplex viruses, ... Read More »