Chickenpox Vaccine proves infective...booster will be needed

"Is a Chickenpox Shot Enough?" Wall Street Journal (www.wsj.com) (01/28/03) P. D3; Abboud, Leila Following an outbreak at a day-care center in New Hampshire that proved the chickenpox vaccine is only 44 percent effective, as reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is collecting data and will study the issue of booster shots this year.

NOTE: Of the 28 children who received the vaccine in the past two years, EVERY one of them contracted chickenpox!