Latest: Whooping Cough Resurgence Due to Vaccine
Resurgence of Whooping Cough May Owe to Vaccine’s Inability to Prevent Infections
There seems to be confusion about the Tdap/Dtap/aP/DTP vaccines. These vaccines don't shed like live attenuated virus vaccines. Pertussis is a bacteria. What happens is the vaccinated end up harboring the bacteria in their throats without illness symptoms. They become asymptomatic carriers. When someone knows they are sick, they usually stay home. The vaccine is also creating mutant resistant strains of pertussis. In 2010 81% of pertussis cases (age 18 and under) were in vaccinated individuals. Every year has high percentages of vaccinated infected. Here's more information:
Higher percentages of vaccinated infected:
Science of the Dtap/Tdap/aP vaccine:
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