What the what?  It seems parents who don’t want to their children vaccinated against chickenpox are choosing to purchase chicken pox laced lollipops to give them the pox ahead of time in hopes of developing a immunity to it.   This seems a little dangerous to me.  Available through Facebook.

“Fresh batch of Pox in Nashville Tennessee. Shipping of suckers, spit, and Q-tips available tomorrow. $50 via PayPal,” reads one (facebook) post. It goes on to explain the money covers overnight shipping.

Parents allow children whose chickenpox is contagious to infect the item before packing and shipping it to parents elsewhere in the country. Those parents then give the items to their children in the hopes they will come down with chickenpox.  CNN

 

 

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