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FDA URGED TO OK VACCINE
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FDA URGED TO OK VACCINE

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Several members of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee urged the agency Thursday to approve a new vaccine against chicken pox, the last of the once-common childhood viral infections for which no vaccine has been licensed.

Chicken pox affects about 2.7 million Americans each year, most of them children, killing about 100, according to Stanley Plotkin, an infectious disease specialist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.The experimental vaccine was developed more than 10 years ago but has been under study ever since.

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