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Chickenpox madness!

In one three year period, the federal Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) received 6, 574 reports of health problems after chickenpox vaccination. About 4% of those cases included severe shock, encephalitis, thrombocytopenia (blood disorder) and 14 deaths. The VAERS … Continue reading

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Shingles and the vaccine

What’s up with all the shingles we are now getting that no one used to get? Read my weekend article and find out why! What is shingles? Chickenpox and shingles both are caused by the herpes zoster virus. Shingles (or … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned chickenpox party

Shingles, or herpes zoster, can afflict anyone who has had chickenpox. Both are caused by the varicella zoster virus. It is possible that shingles develops in people who received the chickenpox vaccine, which contains a live attenuated form of the … Continue reading

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