Jerome Kunkel sued his high school after they didn't let him play basketball because he wasn't vaccinated. Kunkel cited religious reasons for not getting vaccinated. "It's derived from aborted fetal cells. And as a Catholic, we do not believe in abortion. We believe it is morally wrong and it would go against my conscience," he told CBS News.
On Tuesday, Kunkels lawyer, Christopher Wiest confirmed Kunkel now has chickenpox.
The governor of Kentucky recently admitted to exposing his nine children to the chickenpox so they would contract the virus and then become immune. So called "chickenpox parties" have been popping up across the U.S. for years. The CDC says the best way to become immune is by getting vaccinated.
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