Pertussis vaccination: We can do better

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In this month’s audiocast, Dr. Campos-Outcalt notes that while we are doing a good job ensuring that certain populations are receiving their Dtap and Tdap vaccinations according to Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations, there are other populations in which we’re not doing as well. Learn which groups need our attention.



Liang JL, Tiwari T, Moro P, et al. Prevention of pertussis, tetanus, and diphtheria with vaccines in the United States: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR Recomm Rep. 2018;67:1-44.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pertussis (whooping cough). Available at: Accessed July 6, 2018.

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