New Vaccine for Whooping Cough Patients

February 9, 2015 6:50 AM

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A California city that has a large number of whooping cough patients in spite of a high immunization rate has been revealing the limitations of the current vaccine that is used to protect against the disease.

Elk Grove, the under discussion city, has a whooping cough infection rate that is three to five times higher than other places located in Sacramento County. The high rate is surprising as just eighty percent of the suburb’s 4,500 kindergartens denied vaccinations according to Sacramento Bee.

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