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Vacunémonos: 2010 Whooping Cough Outbreak Show Importance of Vaccines

In 2010, California experienced an unusually high outbreak of whooping cough. A recent study concluded that children who did not receive the five-shot series to prevent whooping cough, the DTaP vaccine, were nine times more likely to contract it. This figureshould be a relief to families who are up-to-date on their children's vaccinations, and a cautionary tale for those who don't follow an immunization schedule. In particular, doctors recommend that people who are constantly around small children, such as grandparents, family members, and caregivers up on your vaccines especially if you are around small children, as many grandparents and familyRead More