Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 6th, 1997
Pertussis vaccines currently are not licensed for use in people over the age of six years.
"These results suggest that there may be a role for an adolescent booster dose if acellular pertussis vaccines are licensed for children...seven years of age [or older]," proposed Muireann Brennan of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Brennan reported the study findings in an address to the American Society for Microbiology's 37th Interscience...
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