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February 11, 2013 3:24 PM
Pertussis is one of the leading causes of unnecessary infant and child deaths worldwide. The deaths could largely be prevented with a vaccine. Most of the cases of pertussis occur in developing countries, but the US has seen an increase in recent years. VOA's Carol Pearson reports on the latest research on this highly contagious disease.

Pertussis Disease Rises, Research Focuses on The Vaccine

Published February 11, 2013

Pertussis is one of the leading causes of unnecessary infant and child deaths worldwide. The deaths could largely be prevented with a vaccine. Most of the cases of pertussis occur in developing countries, but the US has seen an increase in recent years. VOA's Carol Pearson reports on the latest research on this highly contagious disease.