A Shot of Urgency In Md.'s Vaccine Debate

Tue, 09 Jan 2007 11:00 AM EST
Sandra G. Boodman
... When vexed parents ask Greg Reed why their children must be vaccinated against chickenpox and hepatitis B -- a question he has fielded in the past week as more than 20,000 Maryland middle and high school students failed to meet the state's Jan. 2 immunization deadline and some were barred from school -- he cites the case of a 32-year-old Maryland man who died several years ago after contracting chickenpox from his young daughter.... ...