Whooping Cough vaccine lower in effectiveness over time

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A new study shows that four out of five children who get the contagious disease – were actually vaccinated for it.

Researchers concluded that the Whooping Cough vaccine becomes less effective as kids begin to age.

Despite these results – study authors reiterated the importance of getting the vaccine as a means of prevention.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends babies get a series of shots with a combination vaccine beginning at two months of age.

They also recommend adults get a booster shot every ten years.

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