Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 5th, 1998
If implemented across the U.S., such a program could save an estimated $21.8 million due to the reduction in medical costs and work loss time due to illness.
Each year nearly 4 million people get chickenpox, caused by the varicella virus, a type of herpesvirus. When acquired during pregnancy, the disease may result in significant fetal and newborn problems including illness and death.
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