Thursday, March 14, 2013
I've written before about not having had any childhood illnesses as a child (see WHOOPING COUGH). Lately I have been worried about contracting chicken pox (we called it "chicken pops" when I was a kid).
Yesterday I learned from Barbara Walters that one can be infected with chicken pox from being around a person with SHINGLES! I've known several people who have had shingles and they were in the "suffering phase" of it, which, I assume, is when it's communicable. EGAD! I could have caught chicken pox! I thought one could only get it from one infected with chicken pox!
CLICK HERE to read about chicken pox from the WebMd artcle.
In talking to my friend Lori I learned that there is a vaccine to prevent chicken pox.
Guess where I'm going tomorrow?