School with major chickenpox outbreak has high vaccination exemption rate

School with major chickenpox outbreak has high vaccination exemption rate


A chickenpox outbreak at a private school now ranks as North Carolina's largest since a vaccine for the virus became available more than 20 years ago, health officials say. As of Friday, 36 students at Asheville Waldorf School had contracted the varicella virus , known to most as chickenpox.



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