Woman, 97, dies of chicken pox after contracting the illness for the second time in her life and doctors believe she is the oldest person ever to have it

The woman confirmed she had suffered with chickenpox when she was a child, but the illness returned nine decades later
By Andrea Downey, Digital Health Reporter
28th December 2017, 4:21 pm
Updated: 28th December 2017, 4:21 pm

A BRITISH woman has become the oldest person to ever be struck down with chickenpox, despite having the illness when she was a child, doctors claim.

The 97-year-old woman, from London, was originally misdiagnosed by doctors as it is uncommon for the illness to reoccur in people who have already had the illness...