Illinois Says No to Chickenpox Vaccine

March 2001
Mothering;Mar/Apr2001, Issue 105, p33
Focuses on the voting decision of the Illinois State Board of Health for the mandate of chickenpox vaccine. Number of adverse reactions to chickenpox vaccines; Ingredients of the chickenpox vaccines; Reconsideration of the decision during the March 2001 meeting.


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