Tag: whooping cough

  • Injection-site pain and swelling are the most common side effects of vaccines against pertussis (whooping cough). There are also reports of seizures, encephalitis, brain disorders, and other severe side effects.

    Pertussis Vaccine Side Effects

    Injection-site pain and swelling are the most common side effects of vaccines against pertussis (whooping cough). There are also reports of seizures, encephalitis, brain disorders, and other severe side effects....

  • Information on the pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines DTaP, Tdap, common & severe side effects, history, and prescribing information for patients and doctors.

    Pertussis Vaccine

    Pertussis (whooping cough) is a serious lung infection that is preventable with the DTaP pertussis vaccine for children, or the Tdap pertussis booster shot for teenagers and adults. What is...

  • Vaccine Against Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

    Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Vaccine

    Pertussis (whooping cough) is a lung infection that causes non-stop coughing. It is often deadly for babies. The pertussis vaccine has greatly reduced the risk, but outbreaks are becoming more...