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Comment on “The impact of past vaccination coverage and immunity on pertussis resurgence”

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Science Translational Medicine  19 Dec 2018:
Vol. 10, Issue 472, eaau0548
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aau0548


Limitations in the data used for a recent modeling study of pertussis resurgence in the US may explain why the results were not consistent with several observational studies demonstrating a shorter duration of protection after acellular pertussis vaccine administration.

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