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The Changing View On Vaccinations Part 2
by Kimberly Allen, RN Read Part 1 Last month there began a significant outbreak of the measles in Texas involving at least 21 people that attend the Eagle Mountain International Church in Newark, Texas because a pastor at the church has concerns about there being a link between autism... Read more
Pertussis, a.k.a The Whooping Cough

Pertussis, more commonly known as the whooping cough, is a highly contagious, acute respiratory infection. Pertussis is most commonly diagnosed in infants and young children or in older children/teens whose immunity from their childhood vaccine has begun to fade…

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Dealing with whooping cough

Whooping cough is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria bordetella pertusis. It is called whooping cough because of the distinct sound made when the child coughs. The sound is very distinct and once you’ve heard it you can easily recognize it and distinguish between a child with a cold and one with whooping cough…

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