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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a federal agency with a goal of protecting the health and safety of people in the United States. In their "Health Topics A-Z" you'll find a fact sheet on chickenpox covering everything from treatment to vaccination.
NIP Public Inquiries
The National Immunization Program's website provides information on the chickenpox vaccine. The information may be particularly helpful for regular travelers.
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American Academy of Family Physicians
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This site covers all you need to know to keep your family healthy. You can read up on the treatment of chickenpox as well as special concerns for pregnant women.
Last reviewed May 2014 by Michael Woods, MD
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