What is the prevalence of pediatric chickenpox in Japan?

Updated: Nov 30, 2018
  • Author: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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A survey of 1473 cases in Japan demonstrated that 81.4% involved children younger than 6 years. [14] In Japan, the annual prevalence peaked between March and May, with subsequent lower prevalence between August and October.


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