Whoping Cough Vaccine is obsolete ” Bulk of the cases were in fully vaccinated children ” few cases among un-vaccinated children

Engineering Evil

Why Whooping Cough Vaccines Are Wearing Off

Doctors race to protect kids as whooping cough vaccines wear off

By Maryn McKenna  | Tuesday, October 1, 2013

By late summer 2010 an alarming number of children in California had developed pertussis, or whooping cough—five times as many as in the first half of 2009. David Witt, a physician and infectious disease specialist who works at Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, cared for some of those sick children. His practice lies in the heart of Marin County, the famously counterculture spit of land north of San Francisco. At first, he assumed that the outbreak was a consequence of parents refusing vaccinations for their children. As the incidence continued to climb month after month, however—not just in northern California but all across the state—Witt began to wonder whether something else was going on.

Working with his college-age son Maxwell and his pediatrician…

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