Whooping Cough

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Medical Expert: Vaccination Rate Among American Adults ‘Depressingly Low’

Medical experts and officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that vaccination rates among American adults are far lower than they ought to be.


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Study: Vaccine Doesn’t Prevent People From Spreading Whooping Cough

A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn’t seem to be working as well as expected.


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Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.


The Center for Disease Control reported that 2012 was the worst year of the Whooping Cough in nearly six decades. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CDC: 2012 Worst Year For Whooping Cough In 60 Years

Health officials say 2012 was the nation’s worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades.