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Angelina Jolie Could Face Serious Complications from Chicken Pox
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Angelina Jolie Could Face Serious Complications from Chicken Pox

Angelina Jolie revealed that she contracted Chickenpox last week and has generally received light-hearted coverage in the media. After all, it’s considered a children’s disease. But in adults it can lead to serious complications. Chickenpox is usually mild and runs its course in five to 10 days. A vaccine has been available since 1995. But when teens and adults get it, serious complications could follow, according to WebMD.

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