Varicella Vaccine cuts down the incidence of Chicken Pox

It was in 1995 when varicella vaccine was introduced in the market. after years of testing this vaccine’s potency Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) came up with the vaccine regimen that requires the first shot of varicella vaccine at 12 months and a booster shot for this vaccine around 4-6 year to prevent its onset. People who have recovered from chicken pox face the possibility of developing it again in life as the varicella-zoster virus (VZV) continues to remain existent in a dormant state in the body.

Shingles Heightens the Chance of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that has been plausibly related with every other nerve related symptom or anomaly. The recent neuralgia symptom that it has been related with Multiple Sclerosis is shingles. It is believed that the virus that is responsible for setting in of neuralgia – Varicella zoster virus is associated with multiple sclerosis too. Geographical diversity plays a minor role in the spread of Multiple Sclerosis. Asians have a lesser chance of developing Multiple Sclerosis than Western populations.