Federal advisory panels says all adults should get whooping cough shots

February 22, 2012 at 5:29 am in Grand Forks Herald

The panel voted today to expand its recommendation to include all those 65 and older who haven’t gotten a whooping cough shot as an adult. Children have been vaccinated against whooping cough since the 1940s, but a vaccine for adolescents and adults was not licensed until 2005. Continue Reading