Tag Archives: whooping cough

Vaccinations for the Grown Up

In the past, I have written about vaccinations for children and for the adults taking care of children.  Today, I would like to discuss vaccinating the adult.   Because of vaccinations, we are living better.  Few of us have been exposed to such diseases as hepatitis, meningitis, influenza, measles, tetanus and on and on.   Heck, the majority...
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Why You Should Get the Pertussis Vaccine

Over the past decade or so, much ado has been made about vaccinations.  Because of this, many people in our community are under vaccinated resulting in potential for outbreaks or epidemics.  In 2010, more than 27,000 cases of whooping cough or Pertussis reached levels not seen since 1959.  California had 10 infant deaths during this...
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