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Whooping Cough in Adults

Last Year's Whooping Cough Rate Among The Worst In Half A Century

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — More than 21,000 people got whooping cough last year, many of them children and teens. That's the highest number since 2005 and among the ...

Coughing Up the Facts on Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

One possible reason we are seeing an upswing in whooping cough cases may be due to parents withholding the pertussive vaccine from children based on the unfounded fear that it causes autism.