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Shingles

Posted Sep 12 2008 10:35am
A. writes to tell me today that her daughter now has shingles. Get well soon H. Courage A. and S.

Shingles is caused by the same virus as chickenpox (varicella-zoster). Whilst children get chickenpox, adults get shingles. Immuno-depressed people, such as those with leukaemia, are particularly prone to infections such as this.

Will be thinking of you.
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