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Chicken pox - can DS1 who is immune spread it?

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FranTan Mon 16-Feb-15 07:27:19


I think I know the answer to this but just checking:

DS2 has chicken pox. DS1 is immune through previous infection. Am I ok to take DS1 out to soft play etc when opportunity arises? With it being half term I don't want to quarantine DS1 if not necessary.

FranTan Mon 16-Feb-15 10:04:52


Assuming it is ok to take DC1 out without risk to the public but wouldn't want to infect. He's climbing the walls to go out!

dementedpixie Mon 16-Feb-15 20:16:36

I would think it unlikely that he could pass it on if he didn't have an active case at the time so I would take him out and about while leaving your DS2 at home

FranTan Mon 16-Feb-15 22:13:33

Thanks v much, demented, this is what I thought too.

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