Maternal vaccination Campaign (whooping cough)
Maternal vaccination Campaign (whooping cough) - in other languages
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Whooping cough is a highly infectious bacterial infection. In babies it can cause serious complications including brain damage and pneumonia and sometimes death.
These resources provide information about:
- harmful effects of whooping cough
- whooping cough symptoms
- timing of vaccination
- safety and effectiveness of the whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women and their babies
- frequently asked questions.