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  Iyar 27, 5773 , 07/05/13

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Up among Infants

The Health Ministry reported, Tuesday, that there was an increase of incidents of whooping cough (pertussis) in 2012, the most significant increase being reported among infants less than a year old.

The ministry recommended that pregnant women go to its local immunization clinics to receive the Tap vaccine, which also protects against tetanus and diphtheria.

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