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Chickenpox

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Chickenpox is a common viral infection that spreads very easily and over 90% of people get it during childhood unless they have been immunised.

A vaccine is now available to protect children and adults against chickenpox.

To read more about chickenpox

Raising Children Network (Australian Government) 
http://raisingchildren.net.au/

Pregnancy, birth and baby (Australia)
http://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/ 

South Australian Department of Health 
http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/ 

 

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