Monovalent pertussis vaccine no longer availableBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6924.343a (Published 29 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:343
- R Joyce
- Department of Community Paediatrics, Livingstone Hospital, Dartford, Kent DA1 ISA.
EDITOR, - The BMJ recently published two articles on pertussis vaccination. The first, on the national childhood encephalopathy study, reports that diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine may, rarely, be associated with the development of severe acute neurological illnesses.1 The authors concluded (in agreement with the Department of Health's guidelines2), however, that the balance …
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