What Caused the 2010 Whooping Cough Outbreak?


By Molly Clifton

Refusing vaccines may be partially to blame for the 2010 outbreak of whooping cough in California.

There were some 9,000 cases and a study in the journal pediatrics found the infection was most common in communities where a lot of parents refused whooping cough vaccine for their children.

Some parents believe the shots are linked to rising disorders like autism, but studies have shown that’s not true.

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