Chickenpox Outbreak at School Linked to Vaccine Exemptions
It is the largest outbreak in North Carolina since the chickenpox vaccine first became available in 1995. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Chicken Pox Vaccination and Immunization Asheville (NC) Education (K-12) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news

Chickenpox Outbreak Hits N.C. Private School With Low Vaccination Rates
Three dozen students have been infected at Asheville Waldorf School – which has among the very highest rates of parents claiming religious exemption from state vaccine requirements.(Image credit: Milos Bataveljic/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurel Wamsley Source Type: news

Chickenpox Outbreak Hits North Carolina School With High Vaccination Exemption Rate
A North Carolina school where a high concentration of families claim religious exemption from vaccines is facing the state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in more than 20 years. The chickenpox outbreak has affected 36 students at Asheville Waldorf School, health officials with Buncombe County said. The outbreak ranks as North Carolina’s largest since a chickenpox vaccine became available more than 20 years ago, the Asheville Citizen Times reports. The Asheville Waldorf School has one of the highest rates in the state of families who opt out of vaccines based on religious beliefs, according to data from North Caroli...
Source: TIME: Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized chickenpox North Carolina onetime vaccines Source Type: news

Vaccine-Exempt Kids Behind Chickenpox Outbreak
Thirty-six students at Asheville Waldorf School were diagnosed with the disease last Friday, BBC News reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak
TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 -- North Carolina ' s largest chickenpox outbreak in decades is centered in a primary school with a large number of vaccine-exempt students, according to health officials. Thirty-six students at Asheville Waldorf School were... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More chickenpox cases reported in anti-vaxxer community
Thirty-three students at Asheville Waldorf School, a private school in North Carolina, now have chickenpox in the biggest outbreak to hit the state since the vaccine was invented in 1995. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Carolina chickenpox outbreak blamed on vaccination exemptions
A chickenpox outbreak among students at Asheville Waldorf School in North Carolina has grown to 36 cases as of Monday, and exemptions from vaccination were a contributing factor, according to the Buncombe County Health Department, which has been monitoring the situation since the end of October. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chickenpox outbreak blamed on vaccination exemptions
A chickenpox outbreak among students at Asheville Waldorf School in North Carolina has grown to 36 cases as of Monday, and exemptions from vaccination were a contributing factor, according to the Buncombe County Health Department, which has been monitoring the situation since the end of October. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Nov. 20, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak North Carolina ' s largest chickenpox outbreak in decades is centered in a primary school... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak
Title: Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox OutbreakCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - November 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the risks and benefits of pox parties?
Chickenpox is a common childhood illness that results from a viral infection. Although a vaccine is available, some people prefer for their child to attend a chickenpox party to build up immunity to the virus in a natural way. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: When to Get the Shingles Vaccine
-- Once you have had chickenpox, you are at risk for developing shingles, a painful skin rash and nerve disease that ' s caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles can strike at any age, but usually affects adults after age 50, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best treatments for chickenpox scar removal
Most people experience chickenpox at least once during their lifetime. Some people may develop scars from it, especially if they scratch the lesions. Learn about different methods of chickenpox scar removal here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Panic over chickenpox outbreak in North Carolina private school
Asheville Waldorf School now has 28 cases of chickenpox, up from 13 last week. North Carolina's rate of unvaccinated children doubled between 2012 and 2016 due to easy exemption rules. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news