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Information for Healthcare Workers

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee has issued new recommendations for pertussis vaccination of pregnant women and cocooning of preterm infants to protect those who are too young to be fully vaccinated. Further information on this latest recommendation as well as the recommendation for health care workers in contact with infants, pregnant women and immunocompromised individuals to be vaccinated against pertussis is available here:

Last updated: 10 December 2012

Pertussis in Ireland ‐ emerging trends 

Guidelines for the Public Health Management of Pertussis 



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