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It starts with red spots. They can appear anywhere on the body.
The spots fill with fluid. The blisters may burst. They might spread or stay in a small area.
The spots scab over. More blisters might appear while others scab over.
Mild to severe fever = high temperature (fever) of 38° C (100.4° F) or over
Cough and sore throat
Malaise = feeling sick; feeling tired and generally unwell
Loss of appetite
It can be 14-16 DAYS from infection to symptoms first appearing.
Unless you have contracted or been vaccinated against the disease, ALMOST everyone is susceptible to chickenpox. However, it can have a more serious impact for certain people:
Adults and adolescents
Individuals with a
UK/VAC/0003/18 February 2018
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