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Fewer Newborns Get Whooping Cough When Moms Get Vaccinated Fewer Newborns Get Whooping Cough When Moms Get Vaccinated

Vaccinating mothers against whooping cough during pregnancy may prevent 9 out of 10 severe cases of this potentially fatal respiratory infection in their babies, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information
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(Reuters Health) - Vaccinating mothers against whooping cough during pregnancy may prevent 9 out of 10 severe cases of this potentially fatal respiratory infection in their babies, a U.S. study suggests.
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Tdap vaccination during pregnancy prevents whooping cough in three-quarters of babies -- but only about half of mothers-to-be get the shot, a new study reveals.
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Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infections and Pregnancy, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis Vaccines, Whooping Cough
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THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 -- Tdap vaccination during pregnancy prevents whooping cough in about three-quarters of newborns -- but only about half of mothers-to-be get the shot, a new U.S. study reveals. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease...
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Conclusions: Pertussis in infants was associated with prolonged new cough (≥5 days) in infants’ household contacts. Findings suggest that breastfeeding protects against pertussis and warrants recommendation with pertussis prevention strategies, which currently include pertussis vaccination of pregnant mothers and infants’ close contacts.
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Public Health England has published a leaflet and poster to support the whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy programme.
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A U.S. study finds that a growing number of pregnant women are getting vaccinated against pertussis.Reuters Health Information
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(Reuters Health) - - Babies are much less likely to get whooping cough if their mothers get vaccinated against the potentially fatal respiratory infection during pregnancy, and a U.S. study finds that a growing number of women are starting to follow this advice.
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The objective of this study was to estimate in this region the vaccine effectiveness (VE) in protecting newborns against laboratory-confirmed pertussis infection. A matched case-control study was undertaken in the period between 1 March 2015 and 29 February 2016. Twenty-two cases and 66 controls (+/- 15 days of age difference) were included in the study. Cases were non-vaccinated infants 
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The objective of this study was to estimate in this region the vaccine effectiveness (VE) in protecting newborns against laboratory-confirmed pertussis infection. A matched case-control study was undertaken in the period between 1 March 2015 and 29 February 2016. Twenty-two cases and 66 controls (+/??15 days of age difference) were included in the study. Cases were non-vaccinated infants?
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