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October 10, 2012
Source - KING 5 TV
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson discusses the effectiveness of the final pertussis booster, given from age 4 to 6. A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found the effectiveness of the booster wanes. "What it looks like is that each and every year after the immunization is given, the protection, in a large group of patients, actually decreases," said Dr. Swanson.
Parental decisions are the bedrock of childhood vaccination rates. While most parents turn to their pediatricians for help ... cont.
Dr. Tim Rose, co-director of Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Global Infectious Disease Research, has ... cont.
Although many advances have been made in temporary heart pumps for adults, the same has not been true for children. But, that’s ... cont.
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