How does chickenpox (varicella) affect age, race, or gender differently?

Updated: Aug 31, 2020
  • Author: Anthony J Papadopoulos, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Chickenpox is a common disease, with most cases occurring in the pediatric population. Varicella has neither a racial nor a sexual predilection. [6]

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