Systematic review on the period of incubation, infectiousness/shedding and exclusion for infectious diseases in children
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Systematic review on the period of incubation, infectiousness/shedding and exclusion for infectious diseases.
Prevention and control
A vaccine is available which protects against the varicella virus; however policies on vaccine use vary across the EU.
16 October 2014 - Decreased varicella and increased herpes zoster incidence at a sentinel medical deputising service in a setting of increasing varicella vaccine coverage in Victoria, Australia, 1998 to 2012
08 August 2013 - Impact of universal two-dose vaccination on varicella epidemiology in Navarre, Spain, 2006 to 2012
22 April 2010 - Changes to the varicella and pertussis immunisation schedule in Germany 2009: Background, rationale and implementation
01 April 2010 - Impact of the routine varicella vaccination programme on varicella epidemiology in Germany
17 September 2009 - Biogeographical origin and varicella risk in the adult immigration population in Catalonia, Spain (2004-2006)