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1. Herpes zoster virus (chickenpox, shingles, varicella zoster)
A virus in the family Herpesviridae which causes chickenpox initially and may go dormant and later re-activate, causing the disease shingles. Chickenpox is a common, highly communicable disease that causes fever and fluid-filled blisters on the skin. Shingles are characterized by extremely painful skin eruptions.