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Is the tdap vaccine the same as whooping cough?

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In brief: Yes and more:

The tdap vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough).
All of these are serious, potentially deadly illnesses caused by bacteria.Tdap is recommended as a booster to the dtap vaccine in people ages 11 - 64.Tdap is given to children between ages 11 or 12. Adults:19 to 64 should receive 1 dose of tdap instead of the td vaccine, then have td boosters every 10 years.

In brief: Yes and more:

The tdap vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough).
All of these are serious, potentially deadly illnesses caused by bacteria.Tdap is recommended as a booster to the dtap vaccine in people ages 11 - 64.Tdap is given to children between ages 11 or 12. Adults:19 to 64 should receive 1 dose of tdap instead of the td vaccine, then have td boosters every 10 years.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Three Diseases

It is to prevent 1Diptheria 2Tetanus 3Whooping Cough(Pertusses)

In brief: Three Diseases

It is to prevent 1Diptheria 2Tetanus 3Whooping Cough(Pertusses)
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