Chicken pox outbreak among infants at Bryn Mawr school

    As of Tuesday, five infants at the Cambridge School at Baldwin in Bryn Mawr had become ill with chicken pox, and 11 others have been kept home to avoid a spread.

    Bryn Mawr Patch reports the cause of the outbreak isn’t known, but the illness has been limited to one classroom. The infants who contracted the disease are younger than the 12- to 15-month age bracket for the chicken pox vaccination.

    There is a 21-day quarantine period for those who’ve come into contact with the infected infants and who may be at risk.

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