Chickenpox continues to decline in U.S. thanks to vaccination

13 agosto 2015

According to national health care claims data from 1994-2012, CDC researchers found that there were 93 percent fewer hospitalizations for chickenpox in 2012 compared to before the vaccine was introduced. During the two-dose varicella vaccination period (2006-2012), hospitalizations declined 38 percent. Outpatient visits also dropped significantly. There were 84 percent fewer outpatient visits in 2012 versus the pre-vaccination period. During the two-dose varicella vaccination period (2006-2012), outpatient visits declined 60 percent.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150813074237.htm

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