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Whooping cough vaccine effective during the first three years, immunity slumps afterwards
 

Whooping cough vaccine effective during the first three years, immunity slumps afterwards

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The current vaccine for pertussis is highly effective during the first three years but gives little protection in the later years, says a recent study.
 
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1 Nov 2016 - General
 
For immunization against any disease, it is very important to follow the strict vaccination protocol. The initial vaccine dose and the booster doses, all are important in providing protection against diseases. Whooping cough is a serious infection, most commonly observed in children and so to avoid any complications associated with this disease, it is very important to follow the vaccination timetable. Going through the facts of Singapore and Malaysia, it seems that the incidence of these cases ...
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