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3i.6 How effective is the chicken pox vaccine?




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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.6 How effective is the chicken pox vaccine?

Clinical trials, which span a decade and involved more than 11,000
persons in the United States, indicate that it is 70-90 percent
effective in preventing chickenpox. Studies also show that almost all
of the vaccinated patients who got chickenpox had a milder form of the
disease.

 

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