Prognosis of Chickenpox


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Chickenpox usually refers to the likely outcome of Chickenpox. The prognosis of Chickenpox may include the duration of Chickenpox, chances of complications of Chickenpox, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Chickenpox, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Chickenpox. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis for Chickenpox: While chickenpox is a mild disease for children, adults usually get much sicker.1
Deaths from Chickenpox: approximately 100 deaths (CDC-OC)
Complications: see complications of Chickenpox

1. excerpt from Shots for Safety - Age Page - Health Information: NIA

Last revision: October 23, 2003

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