Chicken Pox Outbreak Has Infected 75 Children So Far in Orthodox Jewish Community

Seventy-two percent of the patients had not been vaccinated.

— -- New York City health officials are investigating a chicken pox outbreak in Brooklyn, New York, that has infected dozens of children, ABC New York station WABC reported Monday.

The outbreak occurred in an Orthodox Jewish community in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, according to officials, with 75 cases reported so far.

Of the patients affected, 72 percent of them had not been vaccinated against the disease, officials said. The patients range from infants to children up to 10 years old.