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Family whooping cough shots may protect babies

October 19, 2012

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/10/19/family-whooping-cough-shots-may-protect-babies/

 

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Vaccinating moms and older siblings against whooping cough may prevent infants from coming down with the infection, a new study suggests. "Everyone agrees that there's more pertussis circulating and there is more infant pertussis and more deaths," said Dr. Janet Englund, an infectious diseases researcher from Seattle Children's Hospital.

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