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Robb Drinkwater, a designer from the school, worked with artists and neighborhood groups to build a waterproof, heat-resistant box that wouldn’t look like a pox on the city.
Vargas missed a month this season with a pair of blisters and a nasty bout of chicken pox, which affected his consistency.
We’re not the only ones descending into sickly fevers at the legitimate theater because our wretched nephews have once again cursed us with one of their foul poxes.
That team could recreate any pox virus—including the deadly smallpox—with minimal effort.
Kindergartners are required to be vaccinated against illnesses such as pertussis (Tdap); polio; measles, mumps and rubella (MMR); and varicella, better known as chicken pox.
Six migrants had chicken pox and some 250 showed signs of scabies, so officials set up pressurized showers.
After the itchy blisters of chicken pox disappear, the virus goes dormant in nerve cells.
Shingles usually occurs after age 50 and is related to the childhood illness chicken pox.
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