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Chickenpox and Shingles Vaccines

Chicken pox and shingles are both viral infections caused by varicella zoster. About 30% of people will experience a shingles outbreak during their lifetime; risk increases with age. Since 1995, the vast majority of children in the United States have received a chicken pox vaccine—the vaccination rate is at least 90%. Did you know? A child living in the United Kingdom does NOT get a chicken pox vaccine except in very special circumstances. Why do Americans vaccinate for chicken pox but the UK does not? In the UKthey believe...

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