Pertussis (whooping cough) immunisation for pregnant women
Series : Whooping coughPublished : September 2012
Page Length : 12
Format : Booklet A4
Supplier : N/A
Publisher : Department of Health
Pertussis causes an irritating cough that often develops into prolonged bouts of coughing. In mid-2011 there was a considerable increase in pertussis activity across the UK. This factsheet gives the scientific background to the need for, and development of, the vaccination programme.
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