This 30 second PSA encourages everyone to get vaccinated against whooping cough (pertussis), especially those who will have close contact with an infant. Created: 9/15/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Date Released: 9/15/2010. Series Name: CDC Radio.
Pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, is a very serious disease, especially for infants. It's often spread to babies from older kids or adults who may not even know they have it. Whooping cough is a real threat to your baby today. To stay protected, get your baby and everyone around your baby vaccinated. Vaccination is protection. Learn more at www.cdc.gov/pertussis.