What is the Varicella Vaccine?
The varicella vaccine protects against chickenpox (varicella), a common and very contagious childhood viral illness. It also protects against shingles. A complete Varicella vaccination series consists of two vaccinations.
Varicella vaccinations are most commonly listed on your immunization records as: Varicella Zoster, VZV, Varivax, Chicken Pox, MMRV, Proquad, Varilrix