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Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

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Web SiteCDC: Vaccines & Immunizations
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
The CDC's site has information on vaccines, including immunization schedules, recommendations, FAQs, and more.

Web SiteThe History of Vaccines
http://www.historyofvaccines.org/
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.

OrganizationImmunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org
This organization is a source of childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information as well as hepatitis B educational materials.

OrganizationAmerican Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org
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

Web SiteCDC: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/
Visit the CDC's whooping cough (pertussis) homepage to learn about disease outbreaks, treatments, new vaccines, and more.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
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.



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