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chicken pox

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  • Posted By: lisoprn
  • October 19, 2006
  • 05:01 PM

why is the varicella virus called Chicken Pox?

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  • why is the varicella virus called Chicken Pox?No one could remember "varicella pox"?
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • October 24, 2006
    • 03:10 PM
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  • Chicken Pox are an of shoot of small pox. Once believed to be the same thing, but proved to be different by an english doctor in the 1600s. And i have no idea why they are call small pox...if that was the up coming question.lol
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 9, 2006
    • 03:46 AM
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