Chickenpox Vaccine Slashes Virus by 90 Percent

While researchers now say the chickenpox vaccine has slashed the occurrence of the disease in children by 90 percent, infectious disease experts remained concerned that too few parents take the disease seriously enough to get their kids vaccinated. In a study released Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the plummeting reports of chickenpox (also known as varicella) between 1995 and 2005 has dragged down...Full Story
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