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Old 03-23-2013, 11:58 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by qsefthuko

I've probably had it and was exposed to it when my kids got the disease 9 years ago. I did not get any vaccines during or after my children were born. I don't think I was offered any. May have though and just don't remember.

I was just wondering what pertussis has to do with gardening with or without gloves.
The tdap vaccine (the one given to adults) has a tetanus AND pertussis vaccine combined, along with diphtheria. Gardening = potential tetanus exposure.
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