Do you know how many people still die from vaccine-preventable diseases?
Pertussis cases and deaths are down from the pre-vaccine era.
The Tdap vaccine is routinely recommended for all pregnant women, so why would it be in the FDA Category C? We should start by stating that “risk-benefit decisions regarding use of a drug during pregnancy are more complex than the category designations suggest.” Why is the Tdap Vaccine in Category C? Anyway, the category designations …
Nope. Getting the DTaP vaccine does not make you more susceptible to getting pertussis.