What is the varicella vaccine?

Answer The varicella-zoster virus is one of the human herpes viruses; when a person first contracts the virus, infection leads to chicken pox. The varicella vaccine can help lower the risks of contracting... Read More »

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Is varicella contagious after the vaccine?

The varicella vaccine helps protect against the common childhood illness chicken pox, caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). In most cases, it is not possible for people to spread VZV after be... Read More »

What is the difference between seasonal flu vaccine and swine flu vaccine?

In the US, they are made exactly the same with all the same ingredients, except the seasonal flu vaccine contains a combination of three dead or weakened strains of influenza that are common season... Read More »

What is the difference between live vaccine and dead vaccine?

"Live" vaccines contain weakened samples of the pathogen to be immunized against which are chemically treated to make them unable to make you sick, but will still cause an immune response to create... Read More »

How do I read my Varicella Zoster?

When you can't visit the doctor, the best thing to do is CALL.Your result was ">100.0". Looking down the list, you find that anything > 19.9 is in the category "Positive".