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Old 01-13-2013, 07:26 PM   #24
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Re: s/o Why do you want your kids to have CP

Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
When adults (who had CP as kids) are around kids with chicken pox they get a sort of natural "booster shot" which helps keep them from getting shingles. People who typically got shingles were much older, with weaker immune systems who hadn't been exposed to CP for a long time. Shingles are on the rise because adults aren't exposed to chicken pox anymore.

Interesting though-- in the past children RARELY ever got shingles. Now, with the chicken pox vaccine, kids are getting shingles. While the CP vaccine may save kids from CP, it's creating other side effects that may be worse.
exactly. And now to avoid the resulting Shingles that comes from this, we have a $2000 vax that you can only get if you are over the age of 50...
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