Contagion possible: The connection between chickenpox and shingles
ZEIT ONLINE | News, backgrounds and debatesMeitingen (dpa / tmn) - Chickenpox is generally considered a childhood disease. Because it is highly contagious, most people have gotten the itchy blisters back in childhood. Once and never again, that's the good thing. But whoever gets sick with chickenpox as a teenager or adult often does not get off so lightly, explains the patient representative of the German General Practitioners' Associatio...