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A note on chicken pox

I apologize for any confusion which may have occurred as a result of my editing error in my recent Other Voices article, “What a Personal Belief Exemption Means for Public Health.” Chicken pox was incorrectly referred to as pertussis, rather than correctly as varicella. I would also like to thank The Union for the opportunity to highlight the importance of immunizing our county’s children against vaccine preventable diseases.

Dr. Joe Iser

Nevada County Public Health Officer and Director of Public Health


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