Polk County Health Department

Vaccine Refusal Linked to California Pertussis Outbreak

New evidence suggests that clusters of people who refused the whooping vaccine may have been one of the factors that contributed to California's 2010 whooping cough outbreak.

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Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300
Email:
healthdept@polkcountyiowa.gov


Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314