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duffsmom, this info is enlightening. Attenuated varicella vaccine is also reservoir for shingles. Killed varicella vaccine should be tried like the Salk killed poliovirus vaccine; also chelation therapy must be tried to eliminate herpes zoster virus.
L.L. Woodard says
L.L. Woodard, granted that shingles can recur. However, the varicella vaccine is also a source of herpesvirus varicellazoster so vaccination can't prevent shingles. I discuss this topic in my Hub: shingles threatens to become an epidemic.
Rubella or German measle is caused by togavirus,transmitted to a child by the mother who had not contracted rubella earlier, or not vaccinated. A mother who gets infected with rubella during first 3 months of pregnancy risks giving birth to a child