WHO position paper on Pertussis vaccines

Author: WHO

Abstract

The main revisions in this position paper concern the guidance on the choice of pertussis vaccine – whole cell pertussis (wP) or acellular pertussis (aP) vaccine – reflecting the updated guidance published in 2014, and incorporating recent evidence on the use of additional strategies, particularly vaccination during pregnancy, for prevention of early infant mortality.

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Type Journal article
Language English, French
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PubMed URL https://www.who.int/wer/2015/wer9035.pdf
Journal Weekly epidemiological record
Volume 90
Publisher WHO
Year 2015
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