Published in Vaccine Weekly, September 14th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "Despite good acellular pertussis vaccine safety and protective efficacy, as well as high vaccination rates among young children, the incidence of pertussis in the United States has steadily increased since the 1980s. This is especially true for adolescents and adults who are susceptible because of waning immunity, which is not long lived. Other populations are at increased risk for morbidity of infection, although infants younger than 6 months of age who have not...
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