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Lifespan of varicella zoster virus?

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Dr. Bin Sung
Pediatrics

In brief: Lifetime

As long as you live, the virus stays with you mostly in dormant stage and occasionally flares up.

In brief: Lifetime

As long as you live, the virus stays with you mostly in dormant stage and occasionally flares up.
Dr. Bin Sung
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