Delta is as contagious as chickenpox, says a CDC internal presentation on the evolving threat of COVID-19. Vaccines are still our best defense.
ICE detention centers throughout the country have quarantined migrants after outbreaks of mumps, influenza and chicken pox.
A significant number of parents at North Carolina's Asheville Waldorf School have expressed religious objections to vaccines.
If eternal youth isn't an option, get the shingles vaccine.
Though social distancing may represent a key public health measure, such infringement of individual rights should be minimized and undertaken only when necessary to protect the public's health.
Whereas chickenpox is a household concept to many of us, shingles occur much less frequently and often much later in life.
For roughly one in four to one in five people over their lifetime, the chickenpox virus recurs as shingles, a painful, blistering rash that usually attacks one side of the body.
Let's not confuse sound medical practice with making healthy choices on a visit to Whole Foods, especially since the assumption that vaccines aren't pure and natural is inaccurate.