Chickenpox Parties to Avoid Vaccination
Interview: Rachel Vreeman, MD, pediatrician
Assistant professor of pediatrics, Children's Health Services Research Program
Indiana University School of Medicine
We were intrigued recently by a story in the news and on the internet, and especially on Facebook, about chickenpox parties, and even chickenpox lollipops -- tricks parents are using to avoid having their children vaccinated
Sound Medicine’s Dr. Kathy Miller asks pediatrician Rachel Vreeman about the wisdom of avoiding vaccinations by infecting your kids.
Rachel Vreeman is assistant professor in the Children’s Health Services Research Program at the IU School of Medicine. She practices at Riley Hospital for Children, part of IU Health.