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Should we vaccinate against chickenpox?

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It is peak season for chickenpox, the highly-contagious, blistering virus which for most children is unpleasant and for a very few lethal.

The varicella vaccine is widely used in other countries but you can only get it privately in the UK.

People in Cardiff give their view on whether the vaccine should freely available.

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