CDC NIP: Varicella
Factsheets on chickenpox and the vaccine that prevents it.
The Chicken Pox Vaccine: What Parents Need To Know
Brochure from the American Association of Pediatrics.
Includes cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Chickenpox in Children
A discussion of the common signs and symptoms of chicken pox, treatments and how to prevent children from getting this common childhood infection.
Dr. Reddy's Office: Chickenpox
Overview of this common viral infection and vaccines.
eMedicine - Chickenpox
Article by Anthony J Papadopoulos, MD.
eMedicine Health - Chickenpox
Factsheet with cause, treatment, tests, and treatment.
Includes symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and prognosis.
Kidshealth: Varicella (Chicken Pox)
Factsheet with signs and symptoms, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and complications.
Kidsource.com - Chickenpox
Information on the Chickenpox vaccine, ask questions in the forum and find other articles.
MayoClinic.com - Chickenpox
Features symptoms, risk factors, complications, treatment, and prevention.
The National Institute of Health provides this directory of links to various sites and articles about chickenpox.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Chickenpox
Includes cause, symptoms, images, diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, and treatment.
Routine Varicella Immunization for Children: Basis of the Program Implementation in the US
Scientific and medical paper.
Information aimed at medical professionals, regarding the disease, homeopathic treatment alternatives, and possible vaccination outcomes.
WHO: Varicella Vaccine
Factsheet about chickenpox and the vaccine to prevent it.
NPR : 'Chickenpox Parties' for Parents Wary of Inoculations
Describes chickenpox parties: events where parents wary of getting their kids inoculated against chickenpox knowingly expose them to infected children to build immunity. [3:54 streaming audio broadcast]
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