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Whooping Cough Spreads Through Pertussis Vaccine Itself

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 In the middle of July, NBC News reported that :

     "The U.S. is on course for a record year for whooping cough, health officials said this week. And while vaccinating kids is clearly the most important defense, health experts say adults may not realize they're supposed to be getting regular shots, too."

 The article goes on to hype what are actually predictable pertussis (whooping cough) increases and promote the ineffective pertussis vaccine-basically giving the media their marching orders for this fall's propaganda campaign, which centers on blaming increases in pertussis on parents who file non-medical exemptions for their kids, which is pure nonsense.

Surprise! Whooping Cough Spreads Mainly through Vaccinated Populations

 In 2010, the largest outbreak of whooping cough in over 50 years occurred in California. Around that same time, a scare campaign was launched in the California by Pharma-funded medical trade associations, state health officials and national media, targeting people opting out of receiving pertussis vaccine, falsely accusing them of causing the outbreak.

 However, research published in March of this year paints a very different picture than the one spread by the media . 


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