This site is intended for health professionals only
Friday 28 October 2016 Instagram
Share |

Jab suggested for those working with children

Jab suggested for those working with children

Adults working with children should be immunised against whooping cough, researchers have suggested.

Published in the British Journal of General Practice, the study found that 22% of adults with an acute persistent cough either working with children or in the healthcare sector.

Using an oral fluid swab, researchers from the University of Auckland aimed to distinguish pertussis (whooping cough) from other coughing illnesses.

Ads by Google

You are leaving

You are currently leaving the Nursing in Practice site. Are you sure you want to proceed?