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Whooping Cough in Infants Tied to Epilepsy Risk Later in Childhood

A new Danish study has found that when babies have whooping cough (also known as pertussis) in infancy,they have an increased risk for epilepsy later on in their childhood. These findings give even more emphasis to the importance of childhood vaccinations.

“Among the 4,700 children who had had pertussis, 1.7 percent later developed epilepsy, compared . . . → Read More: Whooping Cough in Infants Tied to Epilepsy Risk Later in Childhood