Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 16th, 2002
"The varicella vaccine was approved in 1995 for use in healthy varicella-susceptible children and adults," according to Dr. Krow Ampofo and colleagues at Columbia University in New York City.
People who participated in varicella vaccine trials as children maintained protection from chickenpox into adulthood, Ampofo and coauthors found.
They examined more than 460 healthy adults who were involved in clinical trials of live, attenuated VZV vaccines as early...
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