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Should the UK introduce varicella vaccine?
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    Caution over long term immunity

    The argument by Roderick et al as to whether varicella vaccine should be introduced has particular relevance to Australia. Here, a single dose only is offered at 18 months, with a further opportunity in the teenage years for those without prior history of disease or vaccination. My concern lies in the provisional evidence of waning vaccine-induced immunity over time, as this will only result in chicken pox shifting from...

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