In March 1995, the US Food and Drug Administration approved a live attenuated varicella vaccine for use in healthy children 12 months to 12 years old. We report here an 18-month-old girl with cell-mediated immunodeficiency who developed a severe vaccine-associated rash and clinical evidence of vaccine-associated pneumonia 1 month after inadvertent receipt of varicella vaccine.

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