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Gerson Discusses Risks Associated with ‘Pox Parties’ in Article Featured in Multiple Media Outlets

January 8, 2016 by Brittany Willette

UVM Clinical Professor of Pediatrics William Gerson, M.D., authored an article discussing the serious risks associated with “chickenpox parties” – where children are intentionally exposed to the varicella zoster virus in hopes of immunizing them from a more serious infection down the road. Read the article in PediatricsAll Web News and Pharmacist.

William Gerson, M.D., UVM clinical professor of pediatrics. (Photo: Pediatric Medicine VT)

(JANUARY 8-13, 2016) UVM Clinical Professor of Pediatrics William Gerson, M.D., authored an article discussing the serious risks associated with “chickenpox parties” – where children are intentionally exposed to the varicella zoster virus in hopes of immunizing them from a more serious infection down the road. Read the article in PediatricsAll Web News and Pharmacist.

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Gerson Discusses Risks Associated with ‘Pox Parties’ in Article Featured in Multiple Media Outlets

January 8, 2016 by Brittany Willette

UVM Clinical Professor of Pediatrics William Gerson, M.D., authored an article discussing the serious risks associated with “chickenpox parties” – where children are intentionally exposed to the varicella zoster virus in hopes of immunizing them from a more serious infection down the road. Read the article in PediatricsAll Web News and Pharmacist.

William Gerson, M.D., UVM clinical professor of pediatrics. (Photo: Pediatric Medicine VT)

(JANUARY 8-13, 2016) UVM Clinical Professor of Pediatrics William Gerson, M.D., authored an article discussing the serious risks associated with “chickenpox parties” – where children are intentionally exposed to the varicella zoster virus in hopes of immunizing them from a more serious infection down the road. Read the article in PediatricsAll Web News and Pharmacist.