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Chicken Pox!. By: J amya Houston-Scott, Sereene Bedwan , and Drew Oppong. History of chicken pox!. Discovered by Giovanni Filppo during the 1500’s in Italy. A physician, Richard Morton gave the name chicken pox. Richard Morton thought chicken pox was mild form of smallpox

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chicken pox

Chicken Pox!

By: Jamya Houston-Scott, SereeneBedwan, and Drew Oppong

history of chicken pox
History of chicken pox!
  • Discovered by Giovanni Filppo during the 1500’s in Italy.
  • A physician, Richard Morton gave the name chicken pox.
  • Richard Morton thought chicken pox was mild form of smallpox
  • William Heberden was the first to prove chicken and small pox were different.
defining disease
Defining Disease!
  • Chicken pox is a virus
  • You know you have it when fever, soar throat, red blisters.
  • The disease has been around since the 1500’s.
how does it spread
How does it spread?
  • In the air,when cough and sneeze, direct touch.
  • Also you can get it by saliva and mucus.
likely to get the disease
Likely to get the disease?
  • Kids are likely to get this disease.
  • Under the age of 15 is more likely.
  • Bys and girls are equally likely to get it but depends on environment.
men women kids adults
Men,women,kids,adults?
  • this type of disease can be for boys and girls
  • If you are less than 15 years of age you are more likely to get it.
  • You can get it by direct touch or type of environment.
  • Yet, all people are suitable to get this disease.
treatment
Treatment
  • Acyclovir is approved for treatment of chickenpox
  • Although tends to not be necessary because it occurs in healthy people who are risk to moderate to severe varicella.
  • Varicella is considered for older people
  • You have to consult with your doctor before taking it
current research
Current Research
  • In study appearing Thursday in the new England journal of medicine doctors already know vaccine reduces the number of cases.
  • Yet the protection does not last long.
bibliography
bibliography
  • Board, A.D.A.M. Editorial. Chickenpox. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 18 Jan. 0001. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.
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  •  "Chicken Pox." About.com Dermatology. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.
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  •  "Chickenpox (Varicella): Cause, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.
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  •  "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.
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  •  Newtpm, David. Sick! N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.
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  •  Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Definition." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 03 Sept. 2010. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.
pictures
Pictures!

This picture is of a young boy who has chicken pox.