Impact of Varicella Vaccine

May 12, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags:

The Question: Did the introduction of the varicella vaccine increase its incidence in older people? The Study: Doctors reviewed the records for cases of varicella and varicella-related hospitalizations in members of Kaiser Permanente of Northern California. The reviews were done in 1995 (before the vaccine was introduced), 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2009. The Results: The incidence of…

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