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The virus that gives children chicken pox will hide out in a person’s body for 40 years or more, and then emerge as a painful, sometimes debilitating, case of shingles.Vaccines Are the Safest Medical Procedure We Have. Make Your Wager Wisely - Facts So Romantic|Stuart Firestein|December 29, 2020|Nautilus
For some viruses, such as the varicella-zoster virus that causes chicken pox, immunity can last for decades.
Indeed the earliest vaccinations against small pox were done 1,000 years ago in China.Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World|Kent Sepkowitz|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In contrast, the actual chicken pox virus long ago exited my bloodstream and is not detectable.
For example, though I had chicken pox decades ago, I still have antibody to chicken pox.
I mean, even Ron Fournier of National Journal, usually devoted to the pox-on-both-houses, why-can't-Obama-lead?
Libertarians, of course, have grimly wished a pox on both their houses of Congress.
Then there was the cholera that came in the night to the village by the bridge-works; and after the cholera smote the small-pox.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The cows soon became affected with the Cow Pox, and soon after several sores appeared on his hands.
This woman had the Cow Pox when she lived in the service of a Farmer in this parish thirty-one years before.
She has since been repeatedly employed as a nurse to Small-pox patients, without experiencing any ill consequences.
He became ill on the 6th day with symptoms similar to those excited by Cow-pox matter.