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Why The Pertussis Outbreak Now?


There has been an outbreak of pertussis known as whopping cough in California and other states this past year which was attributed to a number of different reasons. 1) Lack of vaccinations in certain areas of the country 2) Waning immunity to diphtheria … Continue reading

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Back to School and Germs


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com It’s that time of year again when the children go back to school and germs are being spread everywhere. What can you do to stop the spread of germs and infectious disease this time of … Continue reading

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Whopping Cough on the Rise


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com Whopping Cough Whopping cough is on the rise in the United States for all age groups. Many don’t realize they need to get vaccinated for this infectious disease. Starting in 2005, the CDC‘s Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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