Pertussis Prevention: Reasons for Resurgence, and Differences in the Current Acellular Pertussis Vaccines

Pertussis is an acute respiratory disease caused by Bordetella pertussis. Due to its frequency and severity, prevention of pertussis has been considered an important public health issue for many years. The development of the whole-cell pertussis vaccine (wPV) and its introduction into the pediatric...

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Main Authors: Susanna Esposito, Paola Stefanelli, Norman K. Fry, Giorgio Fedele, Qiushui He, Pauline Paterson, Tina Tan, Markus Knuf, Carlos Rodrigo, Catherine Weil Olivier, Katie L. Flanagan, Ivan Hung, Iria Lutsar, Kathryn Edwards, Miguel O'Ryan, Nicola Principi, World Association of Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders (WAidid) and the Vaccine Study Group of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (EVASG)
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-07-01
Series:Frontiers in Immunology
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