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A few words about smallpox
Chickenpox is it Infectious disease caused by the chickenpox and shingles virus (Varicella-zoster virus). The incubation period of the disease is quite long - it is from 10 to 21 days after contact with the sick. The disease can last from several days to several weeks.
Chickenpox in infants
The most dangerous is smallpox in newborns, which in extreme situations can be congenital - transferred from mother to child. In that case can lead to delayed child development, birth defects, low birth weight. Illness of a newborn baby or mother in a few days after delivery is very dangerous, it can lead to death of the baby.