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Posts tagged ‘Pertussis’

Whooping Cough Outbreaks: Correlation is Not Causality

The outbreak of pertussis, or “whooping cough,” in California this year (about 8,000 cases so far) has again spawned countless articles in newspapers throughout the United States blaming the unvaccinated community for the outbreak. The headlines provide a sense of the obvious bias. Headlines such as “Did Poor Vaccine Response Contribute…