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It is caused when the varicella zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox — stays dormant in the body and reactivates years later.
Shingles is a viral infection caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox.
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.
Two vaccines prevent measles: the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and the measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (MMRV) vaccine, which is available to children.
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