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

Posted By Diane Pham On November 12, 2011 @ 10:55 am In Inhabitots | 1 Comment

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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 [1] and invite uninfected kids over for fun and a body-full of itchy bumps. Facebook pages such “Find a Pox Party Near You [2]” 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 [3]? Take our poll and share your thoughts ahead!

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[1] host chicken pox parties: http://www.inhabitots.com/would-you-let-your-child-attend-a-chicken-pox-party/

[2] Find a Pox Party Near You: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Find-A-Pox-Party-Near-You/191922217552208

[3] pox party: http://www.parentsconnect.com/parenting-your-kids/kids-health/childhood-illnesses/chicken-pox-parties.html

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