Whooping Cough New Recommendations
Whooping Cough is a highly contagious bacterial disease caused by Bordetella pertussis and a disease that doctors may no longer recognize because it has become so rare. Alarms went off in California in the Fall of 2011, where nine infants have died from the disease. There is a great public service commercial that is targeted for parents where they can hear the baby with the distinct “Whooping Cough.” Listen to this commercial put out by the March of Dimes.
I had a very tough time watching this one.
Describe these recent outbreaks or outbreaks from other vaccine preventable diseases such as measles or mumps.
Note: Initial answers to the discussion question have to be substantive and in the range of 250 to 400 words. At least 2 references used should be included. Initial discussion question responses are due by 11:55 p.m. (EST) on Thursday of this week.
Write a substantive response (approximately 100 words) to a minimum of two different students. All responses must be posted by 11:55 p.m. (EST) on Sunday of this week.