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Why is the Tdap Vaccine in Category C?

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 …

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Making a Better Pertussis Vaccine

So we know that we need a better pertussis vaccine. DTaP and Tdap just aren’t doing the job that they should be doing. So when will we get one? Making a Better Pertussis Vaccine Since anti-vaccine folks are always talking about the 300 new vaccines in the pipeline, you would think that we would have …

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