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What type of disease are chicken pox and meningitis catergorized in?

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Dr. Robert Greer
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Chicken pox (varicella) is a herpes virus that infects children not immunized against it.
Many meningitis infections are also viral but infect the central nervous system and are often much more serious.We vaccinate children to prevent both.

In brief: Different

Chicken pox (varicella) is a herpes virus that infects children not immunized against it.
Many meningitis infections are also viral but infect the central nervous system and are often much more serious.We vaccinate children to prevent both.
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