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Vaccine development needs a booster shot

September 12, 2012

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012/09/12/vaccine-development-needs-a-booster-shot/57768356/1

 

Source - USA Today


A new study found that immunity from the whooping cough vaccine fades sharply over time, which stresses the need to develop new vaccines and consider additional booster shots for children. Dr. Edgar Marcuse, a professor of pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital, said that a new vaccine is not going to be a quick fix.

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