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Antivaccination bastion in N.C. hit with chickenpox

Nov 20, 2018 - The Boston Globe

Chickenpox has taken hold of a school in North Carolina where many families claim religious exemption from vaccines.

Cases of chickenpox have been multiplying at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C. About a dozen infections grew to 28 at the beginning of the month. By Friday, there were 36, the Asheville Citizen-Times reported.

Chickenpox is serious, warns the CDC, "even life-threatening, especially in babies, adole...