Indiana Health Officials: Vigo County Reports 100 Chickenpox Cases

By Nina Settappa

Indiana Health Officials: Vigo County Reports 100 Chickenpox Cases

November 23, 2012 Updated Nov 23, 2012 at 9:57 AM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - One of the largest current outbreaks of chickenpox is affecting some students in one Hoosier city.

Just a week ago, medical officials reported Vigo County normally sees an estimate of 10 cases per year, but the number has increased to 84 cases since September. The cause of the enormous outbreak is still unknown.

Since last week, 230 students have been excluded from school because of the outbreak.




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