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Should I get the pertussis vaccine as an adult?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Pertussis is the cause of whooping cough.
There has been an increased incidence of whooping cough in the United States. All adults and teenagers should get a pertussis booster. It is very important if you are around infants.

In brief: Yes
Pertussis is the cause of whooping cough.
There has been an increased incidence of whooping cough in the United States. All adults and teenagers should get a pertussis booster. It is very important if you are around infants.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Absolutely.
Estimates are as high as 70% of the spread of pertussis comes from underimmunized adults.
And the disease appears to be on the rise.

In brief: Absolutely.
Estimates are as high as 70% of the spread of pertussis comes from underimmunized adults.
And the disease appears to be on the rise.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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