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First chickenpox case on campus in “many years”

Naia Willemsen, News Writer September 16, 2021

Though chickenpox was once common in childhood, the disease has mostly pushed to the background thanks to herd immunity achieved either through vaccination or having contracted the disease as a child....

I can’t believe I have to say this, but vulnerable populations need the vaccine more than you

Dana Walden, Opinion Editor March 25, 2021

This article has been updated from the version published Issue 6 of the Wire’s print publication. On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, an email claiming there were “no restrictions on eligibility today at...

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