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3i.10 For which groups is the chicken pox vaccine especially recommended?




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This article is from the Childhood Vaccinations FAQ, by Lynn Gazis-Sax lynng@alsirat.com with numerous contributions by others.

3i.10 For which groups is the chicken pox vaccine especially recommended?

People with HIV, nephrosis, severe asthma, and similar chronic
diseases, but especially leukemia. Conditions for vaccination of
leukemic children are: remission for at least a year, off maintenance
therapy for a week before and a week after getting the vaccine, and
cellular immunity intact. (Catalana)

 

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