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Vaccine-Exempt Kids Behind Chickenpox Outbreak

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 diagnosed with the disease last Friday, BBC News reported. The school has one of the state’s highest rates of religious-based vaccine exemptions for students.… Read More »