Lack of vaccination and Whooping Cough

Posted at 4:13 pm on 01/21/2015 by Powlin V. Manuel MD, MBA, MS.
As immunologists, we like to see most of our children vaccinated; this unfortunately does not happen because of different reasons. We still see cases of whooping cough, which makes the life of patients and parents very uncomfortable. Misegades, L.K. (2013) found that the unvaccinated children were nine times more likely to suffer from whooping cough than vaccinated children: their study showed that lack of vaccination continues to be a major risk factor for whooping cough. Let us get all our children vaccinated and thus reduce the burden on our healthcare cost.

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