Tag: Hygiene

  • Shingles: The Painful Aftermath of Chickenpox

    Shingles is a painful viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person recovers from chickenpox, the virus remains dormant in the body and can reactivate years later, causing shingles. Shingles typically affects older adults or people with weakened immune systems, and it can cause a…

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  • Clearing the Confusion: Is Pneumonia Contagious?

    Pneumonia is a serious illness that affects the lungs and can be caused by a variety of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. One question that often arises is whether pneumonia is contagious, meaning whether it can be passed from person to person through close contact or other means. In this article, we will explore…

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