Healthcare workers are recommended to receive pertussis-containing vaccine every 10 years
All healthcare workers are recommended to receive dTpa vaccine every 10 years because of the significant risk of transmitting pertussis to vulnerable patients.23-26
- diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine, reduced antigen content formulation
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