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Can I catch that?

Did you know that for every case of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, that 17 susceptible people will contract the disease. That’s the same rate as measles. Influenza only infects 1-3 susceptible people per case.

Consider updating your pertussis vaccination especially if you are going to be around infants and children. They are the most likely to die from the disease.

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  1. All pregnant women and the fathers are being told to get this vaccine. So all you grandparents, aunts and uncles should do it too – and as an added bonus, you get your tetanus immunity boosted at the same time!

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