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Guidelines Revised For Whooping Cough Vaccine

The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics have just revised the guidelines for the whooping cough vaccine in lieu of the recent outbreaks. The recommendations are for a single dose of Tdap to be given to health care workers of all … Continue reading

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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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