whooping cough vaccine

whooping cough vaccine

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The whooping cough vaccine was introduced for pregnant women in Wales in the autumn of 2012.
PREGNANT women are being urged to have the whooping cough vaccine after figures showed a 24% rise in cases of the disease.
She said: "The midwife said that she would find out if I needed the whooping cough vaccine.
According to the company, the pharmacists are readily available to administer the whooping cough vaccine, Tdap, at all 139 Washington locations.
We were handed a pamphlet that had statistics about the whooping cough vaccine.
The researchers ran a similar study, looking at the effects of whooping cough and the whooping cough vaccine on the incidence of other serious infections.
A whooping cough vaccine introduced in the 1990s has fewer side effects than its predecessor, but it may not protect against the disease as well, Nathan Seppa reported in "Whooping cough bounces back" (SN: 4/19/14, p.
The whooping cough vaccine is currently aimed at women who are between 28 and 38 weeks pregnant.
THE uptake of the whooping cough vaccine in Kirklees remains low, despite an increase in reported cases.
As a result of the increased risks, pregnant women across the UK are being offered the whooping cough vaccine as a precaution.
A spokeswoman for NHS Tees said: "Following a significant rise in the cases of whooping cough among young people in the UK - 6,121 cases up to October this year - the Department of Health has recommended pregnant women be offered the whooping cough vaccine to protect their unborn babies.