Population-Based Pertussis Incidence and Risk Factors in Infants Less Than 6 Months in Nepal

@inproceedings{Hughes2017PopulationBasedPI,
  title={Population-Based Pertussis Incidence and Risk Factors in Infants Less Than 6 Months in Nepal},
  author={Michelle Marie Hughes and Janet A Englund and Jane Kuypers and James M. Tielsch and Subarna K. Khatry and Laxman P. Shrestha and S. Leclerq and Mark C. Steinhoff and Joanne Katz},
  booktitle={Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society},
  year={2017}
}
Background. Pertussis is estimated to cause 2 percent of childhood deaths globally and is a growing public health problem in developed countries despite high vaccination coverage. Infants are at greatest risk of morbidity and mortality. Maternal vaccination during pregnancy may be effective to prevent pertussis in young infants, but population-based… CONTINUE READING