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AHS expands whooping cough immunizations in Central Zone

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 1, 2016 - 10:40am Updated: November 1, 2016 - 11:48am

Sustained higher rates of whooping cough have prompted Alberta Health Services to expand its immunization program in the Central Zone.
As of today, the pertussis vaccine will be offered to all women in the third trimester of pregnancy, regardless of prior inoculation.