herpes varicella zoster

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Noun1.herpes varicella zoster - a herpes virus that causes chickenpox and shingles
herpes zoster virus - a herpes virus that causes shingles
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A Shingles is caused by the same virus - herpes varicella zoster - and is basically a reappearance of chickenpox, which can occur many years after the original infection.
It is estimated that 2.5 million people develop shingles every year when the herpes varicella zoster virus is reactivated.
It occurs when the chickenpox virus, Herpes varicella zoster, reactivates in a different form.

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