Teen refuses chickenpox vaccine despite outbreak
Jerome Kunkel said he refused to get the vaccine based on religious beliefs (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

God, country and chickenpox: How an outbreak entangled one school in a vaccine showdown
Jerome Kunkel, 18, was banned from his Kentucky school, which is experiencing a chickenpox outbreak, because he isn't vaccinated against the virus. Now he's suing. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Mettler Source Type: news

Kentucky teen who refuses to get the chickenpox vaccine SUES his school
Jerome Kunkel, an 18-year-old senior and basketball captain at a Catholic school in Walton, objects to vaccines because he believes they 'contain aborted fetal cells'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen who refused chickenpox vaccine says school is limiting his activities. So he's suing
A Kentucky student is suing his local health department after it barred students who aren't immunized against the chickenpox from attending school and canceled extracurricular activities during an outbreak that has affected 32 people. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unvaccinated Student in Kentucky Sues After Being Barred From Playing Basketball
Jeremy Kunkel, 18, claims he shouldn ’ t be forced to be vaccinated against chickenpox. He contends that barring him from school violates his First Amendment rights. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CONCEPCI Ó N DE LE Ó N Tags: Freedom of Religion Vaccination and Immunization Kentucky Kunkel, Jerome Assumption Academy Suits and Litigation (Civil) First Amendment (US Constitution) Roman Catholic Church Source Type: news

Spaceflight is activating herpes in astronauts
The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according to new NASA research. The reason may be the same for viral reactivation on Earth: stress. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chickenpox vaccine: Boots launches jab to prevent virus symptoms - are you eligible?
CHICKEN POX symptoms, including spots and a rash, could be prevented with a new vaccine jab. Boots have launched the vaccination programme today - are you eligible for the new chicken pox jab? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three-year-old girl's chickenpox caused her to have a STROKE
Lottie Evans was staying at a caravan park in Abersoch, North Wales, with her family on July 26, 2016 when she became clumsy, irritable and unable to walk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four-year-old suffered a stroke from the chickenpox
Sophie Fuller, four, of Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, has been left brain damaged. Her mother Tracy, 33, said: 'This is going to be a long journey. It has completely changed our lives.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four-year-old suffered a stroke from the chickenpox
Sophie Fuller, four, of  Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, has been left brain damaged. Her mother Tracy, 33, said: 'This is going to be a long journey. It has completely changed our lives.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chickenpox Outbreak In NC School: Why You Should Get The Chickenpox Vaccine
Here is why you shouldn ' t underestimate chickenpox. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Major chickenpox outbreak in anti-vax hot spot
Thirty-six children in North Carolina have been diagnosed at a private school where many families claim religious exemption from vaccines (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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