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How can I avoid chickenpox?

Should you develop the disease, you are likely to be immune to future chickenpox infections. If you, or someone in your household is infected, prevent the spread of the disease by:

  • Keeping the infected person away from nursery, school or work

    Keeping the infected person away from nursery, school or work

  • Avoiding contact with 'at-risk''' groups

    Avoiding contact with 'at-risk' groups

  • Wiping surfaces with a sterilising solution

    Wiping surfaces with a sterilising solution

  • Regularly washing infected clothes or bedding

    Regularly washing infected clothes or bedding

vaccination chickenpox

9 in 10 children are protected against chickenpox after a 2-dose course of vaccination

What's next:

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist today about ways to protect your children from chickenpox, including vaccination.

To find out more:

nhs

Visit http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Chickenpox/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Chickenpox vaccinations are available.

To find out more: http://www.spotchickenpox.com

UK/VAC/0003/18 February 2018

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