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Is chickenpox a transmitted disease? Is it transmitted by hugs, kisses and body relationship?

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Chicken pox is a viral eruptive disease. Virus spread from discharge of eruptions. Hence by contact with a person suffering from Chicken pox directly or through indirect contact. Normally one attack gives life long immunity.
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