Pertussis cases and deaths are down from the pre-vaccine era.
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 …
Pertactin-negative pertussis bacteria are not driving outbreaks of pertussis or whooping cough, and they have not become resistant to pertussis vaccines.