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Protect your baby from whooping cough. Vaccinate for free when pregnant – brochure (Tagalog)

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Publication date: 
30 April 2019
Last updated: 
10 May 2019
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
General public

Whooping cough is a highly infectious bacterial infection. In babies it can cause serious complications including brain damage and pneumonia and sometimes death.

This brochure provides 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.