Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Bordetella pertussis infections in England

In March 2020, England went into its first lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrictions eased temporarily, followed by second and third waves in October 2020 and January 2021. Recent data showed that the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in reduced transmission of some invasive diseases. This article assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pertussis incidence and on the immunisation programme in England.


Added by: Géraldine Nemrod
Added on: 08 March, 2022
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