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For adolescents who received all their shots, effectiveness within one year of the final booster was 73 percent. The effectiveness rate plummeted to 34 percent within two to four years.

Whooping Cough Vaccine's Protection Fades Quickly

Effectiveness of the vaccine within one year of the final booster was 73 percent. But it fell to 34 percent in two to four years, an analysis of a Washington state epidemic found.

#WID13 For World Immunization Day we're raising awareness about #Pertussis (Whooping Cough). Cases are on the rise in the tri-state! Get vaccinated! Check out the story from @9 On Your Side

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Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious illness that can cause many complications. It’s also a disease that can be prevented. Cheri Rae shares the ...

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Whooping Cough is on the rise across the country, and it’s not just a disease that young children and their parents have to worry about. In adults, it is called Pertussis, and it can last for months. It is highly contagious, and booster shots are recommended about every 10 years.

Whooping Cough is on the rise across the country, and it’s not just a disease that young children and their parents have to worry about. In adults, it is called Pertussis, and it can last for months. It is highly contagious, and booster shots are recommended about every 10 years.

Whooping Cough Cases Rise as More Parents Opt Out of Vaccine

Whooping Cough Cases Rise as More Parents Opt Out of Vaccine

The number of parents opting out of having their kids vaccinated against whooping cough, also known as pertussis , is on the rise, according to a recent

Vaccine Refusals Fueled California's Whooping Cough Epidemic

Vaccine Refusals Fueled California's Whooping Cough Epidemic

The whooping cough vaccine isn't perfect, but public health officials suspected that something else contributed to the 2010 pertussis outbreak in California. A study finds that neighborhoods where more parents filed for vaccination exemptions for their children had higher rates of infection.

Anyone who comes in contact with a baby on a regular basis needs a vaccine! Pertussis Outbreak: Whooping Cough Cases Nearing Record High in Texas - weather.com

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Learn the signs and symptoms of Whooping Cough.

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (for Parents)

Pertussis is characterized by severe coughing spells that end in a whooping sound when the person breathes in. It can be prevented with the pertussis vaccine, part of the DTaP immunization.

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. In many people, it's marked by a severe hacking cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like "whoop."

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Protect your baby from whooping cough.  Learn how with this new CDC #infographic.

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CDC - Protect Babies from Whooping Cough Infographic

Do you know the signs and symptoms of whooping cough?

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Hamilton County, Ohio

Whooping cough, also known as Pertussis, was on the rise in Hamilton County, Ohio until 2015 - let's do even better in 2016! Learn the statistics, what whoop...

Whooping cough is very contagious and most severe for babies. People with whooping cough usually spread the disease by coughing or sneezing while in close contact with others, who then breathe in the bacteria that cause the disease. Many babies who get whooping cough are infected by parents, older siblings, or other caregivers who might not even know they have the disease.

Vaccines Help Protect against Whooping Cough

Help protect babies from whooping cough with vaccines.