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Vaccinate for Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Now or You Might Regret it Later

Posted by Melanie Mouzoon, M.D., F.A.A.P. on Jan 2, 2016 9:08:00 AM

You may have seen a recent Facebook video of a baby with whooping cough (pertussis) struggling to catch his breath, and you may have read the plea from the mom that was posted with the video encouraging people to speak out in favor of vaccines.  While that baby’s cough is very bad in the posted video, I want people to know that it gets worse – much worse.

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Topics: Whooping cough, Vaccination, pertussis, kids health

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