The harmonica works because the virus is especially transmitted through the breath.
We might have them -- no spots yet, but a fussy toddler, I should know tomorrow. But there's a definite case in Plymouth, Mass, which may be closer for some - check that discussion for details.
ETA: We're in Middlesex Vermont, just north of Montpelier.
We exposed on November 4, a month ago now.
Interestingly, our 17 month old had terrible terrible stomach pains right at 14 days, like I'd never seen with any of my kids -- so distressing that I took her to the doc. He looked her over and found nothing, but I looked it up later and it turns that out that chicken pox can (very rarely) manifest that way. If so, our 3 year old would be due to break out this week.
Gwens Mom told me about a new Chickenpox immunity group on FAcebook, and said there were some cases in Albany New York, exposed Nov 17 or so -- maybe someone is over that way?
If anyone is interested in the facebook group, you can PM me. The admins are carefully screening for trolls.
4babes, I'm not close enough to come expose, but do let us know how it turns out!
quoting from another post:
There is a group on Facebook that has members who try to chain the pox from state to state. There seems to be cases all the time. If your interested in exposure here is the link. They do screen members before allowing them to join. An Admin will add you before having you join. You can then remove them after they have screened you. This is a pretty active group with lots of information.
Any pox? I exposed my 3 to the Plymouth ma case but it didn't take, I re-exposed to a spin off from the Plymouth case on Dec.11 and still nothing, anyone else in the MA or Southern NH area in the waiting 2 week period or have pox?
PM me :)
Pox in Southern Maine! Just found out a friend in Lebanon, Maine has them and is willing to share, her first has spots that haven't crusted over yet and 2nd just got spots today. I'm grabbing some poxified stuff Monday night to expose my youngest and if he gets them am willing to share, we are in West Newfield. My friend's email is [email protected] and her name is Jennifer and she's also willing to share the love;)!
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