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I'm sorry to hear about your granddaughter. I wonder how long ago she was exposed and if she is showing any signs of the disease herself. Children tend to show signs of the disease while more often adults will not. The virus can be spread even if there aren't symptoms.
This is a tricky one. Close contact can spread the virus and it's hard to imagine that you wouldn't be having close contact with your own grandchild. So hugging, kissing and even a close sneeze can spread the virus.
Usually it's recommended that someone with the virus be kept home out of contact with others until the disease has passed.
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If she developed a rash then she will be contagious. The rash usually comes before the blisters. This is the most likely time she will be contagious. The virus can be spread on surfaces. It would be best if her parents kept her isolated at home without a lot of contact with others.
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