, also known as varicella vaccine
, is a vaccine that protects against chickenpox:
- One dose of vaccine prevents 95% of moderate disease and 100% of severe disease.
- Two doses of vaccine are more effective than one.
- If given to those who are not immune within five days of exposure to chickenpox it prevents most cases of disease.
- Vaccinating a large portion of the population also protects those who are not vaccinated.
It is given by injection just under the skin.
To learn more you should go to a medical professional.
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