Chickenpox Immunization

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Kid vaccines okay for kids at risk for allergies  -  Nov 6, 2008
Reuters UK,On the other hand, varicella (chickenpox) immunization seemed to offer some protection against allergy and eczema severity and pertussis (whopping cough)

Childhood Vaccination  -  May 2, 2008,Chickenpox immunization, or varicella vaccine, is becoming increasingly routine between 12 and 18 months of age. The vaccine is often recommended for older

Fred Schwartz: Why vaccinations are so vital  -  May 4, 2008
Marin Independent-Journal,The chickenpox immunization rate in the affected school district is significantly lower than national, state or county rates. In California, when parents

Health Briefs  -  Apr 11, 2008
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal,The Mississippi State Department of Health has pushed back requirements for kids to get a second chickenpox immunization to enter school.

MSHD extends chickenpox immunization waiver for school children  -  Apr 2, 2008
Education Week News,JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — State health officials are extending an immunization waiver of the two-dose chickenpox vaccine requirement for children entering

Docotor calls for expanded chickenpox vaccination program  -  Feb 14, 2008
Owen Sound Sun Times,Speaking at a well-publicized news conference at the health unit headquarters in Owen Sound, Dick warned of gaps in the province’s chickenpox immunization

Chickenpox shot made mandatory for Alaska children  -  Dec 14, 2007
Education Week News,ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — All Alaska children entering public and private schools will have to get a chickenpox immunization, starting in July 2009.

Chickenpox shot made mandatory  -  Dec 14, 2007
Anchorage Daily News (subscription),STATEWIDE -- All children entering public and private schools in Alaska beginning in July 2009 will be required to have a chickenpox immunization.

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