Last Updated on Aug 26, 2020


Antivirals: Drugs used to treat infections caused by viruses.

Chickenpox: A contagious disease that causes a rash and a fever; most commonly during childhood

Herpes Virus: A member of the herpes family of viruses.

Herpes simplex: Virus which causes blister-like sores on the face, lips, mouth, or genitals; in rare cases, can also affect the eyes, fingers, or brain

Shingles: Nerve infection due to the herpes zoster virus.

Varicella Zoster: A type of virus which causes chicken pox and shingles. It belongs to the herpes family.

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