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Old 12-06-2012, 08:31 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by MamaLump

Another vote for this. You've got time to figure it out. Also, and I certainly could be wrong, but if you had whopping cough this summer wouldn't you be immune to it? I thought this was why people over 65 don't need the vaccine, because they assume they were exposed to it as children and therefore immune?
According to my quick Internet search, the earliest you can get it again is 7 years later. If you had classic pertussis this summer and fully recovered, than this cough is unlikely to be pertussis.
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