What is varicella virus vaccine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Varivax


The varicella virus vaccine is a live virus vaccine given as an injection. It is meant to help prevent chickenpox.It is for children between 12 months and 12 years, and given as two separate shots at least three months apart.

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