Diane Pham

Parents Host Chicken Pox Parties to Infect Their Children With the Virus

by , 11/12/11
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Would you ever willingly infect your child with a virus? Parents across the country are doing just that as they host chicken pox parties and invite uninfected kids over for fun and a body-full of itchy bumps. Facebook pages such “Find a Pox Party Near You” are allowing parents of infected kids to find one another, in turn forgoing the need to vaccinate their kids from the virus. So would you bring your kid to a pox party? Take our poll and share your thoughts ahead!

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2 Comments

  1. TonyDre November 13, 2011 at 1:07 am

    I’m sure there are more harmful chemicals in those to digestible products on the coffee table than there are in the vaccine. Vaccinate your kids and make friends other ways. I hope this blog doesn’t turn anti-vaccination.

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