herpes varicella zoster virus

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Noun1.herpes varicella zoster virus - a herpes virus that causes chickenpox and shingles
herpes zoster virus, herpes zoster - a herpes virus that causes shingles
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5 million people develop shingles every year when the herpes varicella zoster virus is reactivated.

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