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Whooping Cough Vaccine Locations

For Your Protection
from Contagious Infection

Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a highly contagious infection that can affect people of any age. This alarming infection have brought up concern to many individuals, families, and communities. Thus, more and more people have been looking for whooping cough vaccine locations that will help them protect from the contagious infection. Whooping cough may only cause persistent violent coughing among teens and adults. But, for infants and young children, whooping cough is more serious and can lead to complications such as pneumonia that can be life threatening.

What are some signs and symptoms of whooping cough?

Usually, whooping cough starts off as a typical cold with some sneezing and runny nose. It develops over several days into a more frequent violent coughing. These coughing bouts may end with a whooping sound, as air is inhaled back into the chest. Sometimes, severe violent coughing can lead to gagging or vomiting. For children, coughing attacks can obscure their breathing and may cause them to become bluish.

Whooping cough patient

How is this contagious disease transmitted or spread around?

Pertussis Vaccine for Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is caused by the bacteria, Bordetella pertussis. This bacteria is spread out when infected individuals cough or sneeze, releasing particles of the infection into the air. The infection can also be transmitted through direct contact with secretions from the mouth or nose of infected individuals.

Vaccination is an effective way to prevent catching whooping cough. Whooping cough vaccine has reduced reported cases of the said infectious disease. In Australia, WHOOPING COUGH VACCINE is available in combination with diphtheria and tetanus. These vaccines are the DTap and the Tdap, given to young children and adults, respectively.

Where are whooping cough vaccine locations we can go to?

Whooping Cough Vaccine Locations


Priceline Pharmacy, the #1 pharmacy in West Brunswick and its branches across Melbourne and in Australia are now able to provide the whooping cough vaccine. This makes it more accessible and easier for everyone to protect themselves against several diseases and does not require prescription to purchase the whooping cough vaccine.

How many doses or shots of the whooping cough vaccine should I get?

For maximum protection against whooping cough, Physicians recommend the whooping cough vaccine to be given during the following ages: 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 15-18 months, and 4-6 years for infants and young children, . A booster dose is also suggested to during 7 years of age.

Pregnant women are recommended to get a whooping cough vaccine in around 28 to 32 weeks, of every pregnancy. Women who were not vaccinated during pregnancy are recommended to get the vaccine as soon as possible after giving birth, to reduce the risk of catching whooping cough and passing it on to their child.

Other adults who work closely and are often around infants and young children, are likewise highly recommended to get the whooping cough vaccine for adults, the Tdap. It is suggested that adults get a booster shot around event 10 years, as effectivity of the whooping cough vaccine does not guarantee lifetime protections.

What are you waiting for? Get protected against pertussis and go to the nearest whooping cough vaccine locations!

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For enquiries, please fill out the form below and one of our staff will get in touch with you. Thank you for your interest in getting your whooping cough vaccine at Priceline Pharmacy West Brunswick.

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