Chickenpox is a classic childhood disease caused by the Varicella-Zoster virus. It is highly contagious and spreads through the air from an infected person’s coughing and sneezing or by direct contact with fluid from the blisters. Once a person has… Continue Reading


Commonly known as the flu, influenza is a viral respiratory infection. It affects people of all ages but children, whose immune systems are not fully mature, may be more susceptible to complications such as pneumonia. The flu season in Singapore… Continue Reading