School Bans Unvaccinated Kids After Immunized Children Start Outbreak Of Chickenpox

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By: Annabelle Bamforth/The Free Thought Project  Augora Hills, CA — Close to one-quarter of students at a California elementary school have been directed by school officials to stay home for three weeks due to a small onset of chickenpox cases that began in March.

The chickenpox outbreak at Mariposa School of Global Education in Augora Hills, California is unique because the first case of chickenpox discovered at the school was found in a student who had been fully vaccinated.

Daniel Stepenosky, the superintendent of Las Virgenes Unified School District that includes the Mariposa School, acknowledged to CBS Los Angeles that three students were found to have chickenpox. "A kindergartener, a first-grader, a third-grader. The first case happened around mid-March. The student was immunized, however still contracted chickenpox."

According to local newspaper The Acorn, Stepenosky noted that "(It's) interesting . . . the first of three cases wa
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