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  • KY: 2019 Chickenpox- 32 cases in Walton

    Source: https://www.cincinnati.com/story/new...ts/3164013002/

    Chickenpox outbreak in Walton grows to 32 students, unvaccinated students told not to attend
    Sarah Brookbank, Cincinnati Enquirer Published 2:40 p.m. ET March 14, 2019 | Updated 2:59 p.m. ET March 14, 2019

    The Northern Kentucky Health Department said Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and Assumption Academy in Walton are experiencing an outbreak that is likely chickenpox.

    There are currently 32 cases of the blister-like rash presumed to be chickenpox at the school, officials said. Now, the health department is telling unvaccinated students to not attend classes until after the outbreak is over...

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    Source: https://www.wlwt.com/article/32-nky-...-home/26838772


    32 NKY students have chickenpox; unvaccinated kids told to stay home
    All students without proof of vaccination against Chicken Pox will not be allowed to attend school for at least 21 days
    WLWT Updated: 5:53 PM EDT Mar 15, 2019
    Megan Mitchell

    WALTON, Ky.

    At Our Lady of Assumption Academy in Walton, Kentucky, extra precautions are being taken, because they are now dealing with at least 32 cases of chickenpox and they want to prevent any further spread of this illness.

    All students without proof of vaccination or proof of immunity against chickenpox will not be allowed to attend school until 21 days after the onset of rash for the last ill student or staff member...

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