Ascel Bio: The Mountain region of the United States experienced a significantly higher number of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) cases in mid-January. A surge of Pertussis cases (which has a roughly 7-10 day incubation period) coincided with record snows in many parts of the region, and cold January weather. Forecasts for the region had been “on […]
Pertussis infections are expected to increase in the weeks and months ahead, and health authorities in England are reporting that on average the % of pregnant women vaccinated against pertussis is too low. Vaccinations are being encouraged for pregnant women and all persons who have not received the pertussis vaccine.