Everybody knows that you need to get the chickenpox when you're young. Once you've had it, you can never catch it again, and it's way worse for adults than it is for little children — it can even be deadly, and your risks only increase the older you get. But wait ... pretty much every other disease affects small children worse than healthy adults. So what makes chickenpox so special?
Silly Grown-Up. Pox Are for Kids!
How Not to Get It, and What to Do if You Do
Written by Reuben Westmaas August 21, 2017
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