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# chicken pox

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My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'
I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke
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Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles
There are four main myths about shingles that a new campaign looks to dispel.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Tragedy
Hospital apologises for death of 8-year-old boy
Richard De Souza presented to the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise with chicken pox in 2011. He was discharged but died 18 hours later.
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Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'
Parents in the United States have been taking part in ‘pox parties’, and sending contaminated lollipops and spit to different states. But it is illegal to send contagions by post in the US.