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posted 07/23/2012

The Chinese call it the hundred day cough. In Spanish it is tosferina or “Bark of the Dog.” Pertussis, a.k.a. whooping cough, is a disease that many thought to be a thing of the past, but has been making a comeback for several decades now. In some cases, it has been deadly.

posted 06/05/2009

A new study released in the Journal Pediatrics has confirmed what many of us in public health already knew: children whose parents refuse to have them vaccinated are more likely to get and spread pertussis. Some people are likely to say so what. Is pertussis really that common or serious? The answer to both those questions is yes.

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The Chinese call it the hundred day cough. In Spanish it is tosferina or “Bark of the Dog.”... more »
posted 07/23/12
A new study released in the Journal Pediatrics has confirmed what many of us in public health... more »
posted 06/05/09