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5 cases chickenpox @ 7 mo. Baby's daycare. Should we yank from daycare until the incubation period ends so she doesn't keep getting exposed?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Probably too late

The difficult thing about controlling chickenpox is its contageous period.
Kids are often most contagious 1-2 days before they break out & may have no other symptoms. You may get lucky & avoid it, but 10-21 days after first true exposure your infant may or may not develop the illness.

In brief: Probably too late

The difficult thing about controlling chickenpox is its contageous period.
Kids are often most contagious 1-2 days before they break out & may have no other symptoms. You may get lucky & avoid it, but 10-21 days after first true exposure your infant may or may not develop the illness.
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