This book was first published in 1987. It comprises a natural history of the Varicella-Zoster virus, its clinical manifestations in humans, the molecular genetics, therapy and vaccinations.
1. Varicella Zoster Virus: Pathogenesis of the Human Diseases, the Virus and Viral Replication 2. Clinical Manifestations of Varicella and Herpes Zoster and the Immune Response to Varicella-Zoster Virus 3. The Molecular Genetics of Varicella-Zoster Virus 4. Therapy of Varicella Zoster Virus Infections 5. A Vaccine to Prevent Chickenpox