Pertussis Vaccine
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Pertussis Vaccine Information

There are two vaccines that can provide protection against pertussis: Tdap and DTap.

Tdap, or Tetanus, Diphtheria, & Pertussis

Tdap is a newly approved vaccine for adolescents and adults that protects against tetanus, diphtheria, and Pertussis. This is the first vaccine available to protect older children and adults against pertussis (whooping cough).
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DTap, or Diphtheria, Tetanus, & Pertussis

DTap is for infants. Typically a shot routine is begun at two, four, and six months and continued later within the first few years of an infant’s life.
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