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HPV Pneumococcal - PPSV Zoster (shingles)

Chickenpox (varicella)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Information about Varicella (Chickenpox)
Includes information about the disease, immunization, recommendations, and resources
Summaries of Infectious Diseases: Varicella-Zoster infections
Extract from Red Book Online; subscription required to access entire chapter
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Vaccines and Preventable Diseases: Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccination
Disease and vaccine information for health professionals and the public
Pink Book: Varicella
Chapter from CDC's Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases textbook
National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
Vaccine Information: Varicella (Chickenpox)
Understanding the disease, vaccine information, including dosing, safety, and references
Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
A Look at Each Vaccine: Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine
Questions and answers about the disease and vaccines
More chickenpox (varicella) resources
National Shingles Foundation (NSF)
The NSF promotes research on varicella-zoster infections, both chickenpox and herpes zoster. The web site includes question-and-answer sections on chickenpox and shingles, research updates, and other related information.
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