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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Once Again, Whooping Cough Vaccine Ineffective!

**In what can only be described as a reoccuring theme, another 'outbreak' of the Whooping Cough is occuring in the US, this time in Pensylvania. Once again, this outbreak is occuring in those vaccinated against the disease. Of course, the excuse for why this is occuring is 'bad batch'. Sure, the outbreak in CA where 2 out of 3 were fully vaccinated also had a bad batch and so was the 12 cases last week in Wisconsin. Please go here to see the evidence of these cases: Link to Previous coverage of Whooping Cough Vaccine being ineffective



District Dealing With Outbreak Of Whooping Cough In Schools


According to officials in the Hamburg School District, they have an outbreak of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, on their hands.

A letter to parents from Hamburg superintendent Stephen Keifer warns parents there have been "several confirmed cases of pertussis in the school district."

Keifer told 69 News there have been five cases, four of which were students at the elementary schools.

"That's not unique," said Dr. Kenneth De Benedictis, the head of Reading Hospital's infection control and prevention. "That's happened before in that population."

De Benedictis said most children have been vaccinated against pertussis.

"Either it's worn off or there's something defective in the vaccine, but it is an effective vaccine basically," De Benedictis explained.


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