whooping cough vaccine

whooping cough vaccine

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The new vaccine manufacturing facility will enable Sanofi to launch the whooping cough vaccine in more than 30 international markets.
The 2016 study from Kaiser Permanente's Vaccine Study Centre found that the booster vaccine known as Tdap provides moderate protection against whooping cough during the first year after vaccination, but its effectiveness wanes to less than 9 percent after four years among teenagers who have received only a newer form of the whooping cough vaccine (known as acellular pertussis vaccine) as infants and children.
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. Within a couple of minutes she came back and said, 'the hospital doesn't do them'.
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. I can't remember exactly, it was 1985, but it was like one in 100 would have a high fever, one in 700 will have to be hospitalized and one in 7,000 will get some kind of brain damage.
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.