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Three chickenpox cases reported in Kenai/Soldotna area

Three cases of chickenpox in young adults from the Kenai and...anyone who has not been exposed to chickenpox or received a vaccination. Dr. Brian Yablon, a state epidemiologist, said chickenpox is very contagious and can cause serious...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-06/three-chickenpox-cases-reported-in-k
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Chickenpox spreading in area

Three cases of chickenpox in young adults from the Kenai and...anyone who has not been exposed to chickenpox or received a vaccination.Dr. Brian Yablon, a state epidemiologist, said chickenpox is very contagious and can cause serious...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-08/chickenpox-spreading-in-area
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...stay home from classes until April 14 after three cases of chickenpox were diagnosed.Marcia Wilkinson, director of community...real consequence" of choosing not to immunize children.The chickenpox illness typically lasts five to 10 days, with symptoms including...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-28-0
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New shot requirements begin: Varicella (chickenpox) vaccination goes into effect July 1

...need to show proof that they have received two varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations or that they already have had the disease...vaccinated-but-unprotected children will experience moderate disease if they get chickenpox. A second varicella vaccination greatly reduces the risk...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041009/peo_285881437.shtml
Outbreak raises vaccine exemption concerns

...7-month-old child recently was exposed to chickenpox at home by an older sibling who had...various diseases -- mumps, polio and chickenpox among others -- unless the child is...religious exemption for that one dose (of chickenpox vaccine) even though the child is up...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-03-27/outbreak-raises-vaccine-exemption-co
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Many local children exempt from vaccinations

...children must be vaccinated against a variety of diseases.Those diseases include measles, mumps, polio, varicella (chickenpox), hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus. However, any of the district's nearly 9,000 students can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-09/many-local-children-exempt-from-vacc
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Around the District

...need to show proof that they have received two Varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations or that they already have had the disease before...need to show proof that they have received two Varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations or that they already have had the disease before...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051809/sch_346822631.shtml
Around the Peninsula

...kindergartners through six graders that their students must have chickenpox vaccine before school starts. Due to new statewide immunization...have received at least the first of two required varicella (chickenpox) vaccines and be in the waiting period for the second vaccine...

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