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A different workup for your vaccinated child?

Published on June 4, 2013 By RR

Last updated: June 8, 2013 In 2012, we heard testimony from Dr. Chen (Commissioner of Health and former ER doc). One shocking thing he told the Senate Committee on Health is that if a child presents in the ER with a very high fever, he may not do a full workup on the child if […]

Pertussis Vaccine, Background

Published on May 28, 2013 By RR

Oct. 2, 2013 In 1997, the CDC published a report titled, Pertussis Vaccination: Use of Acellular Pertussis Vaccines Among Infants and Young Children Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). In this report they clearly state that, “The increase in reported pertussis cases has occurred despite pertussis vaccination coverage levels that are higher than at […]