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Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Additional Resources

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American Lung Association
The mission of this group is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. Contact the group at: American Lung Association 61 Broadway, 6th Floor NY, NY 10006 (212) 315-8700

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

CDC: Vaccines & Immunizations
The CDC's site has information on vaccines, including immunization schedules, recommendations, FAQs, and more.

Immunization Action Coalition
This organization is a source of childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information as well as hepatitis B educational materials.

The History of Vaccines
The History of Vaccines is an informational, educational website created by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the oldest professional society in the United States.

CDC: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Visit the CDC's whooping cough (pertussis) homepage to learn about disease outbreaks, treatments, new vaccines, and more.


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