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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1981 August; 31(229): 470–472.
PMCID: PMC1972139

Whooping cough in nursery school children


This paper describes an outbreak of whooping cough in a nursery school during a large epidemic in West Glamorgan. Explosive outbreaks of whooping cough occurred in nursery schools in the area when the majority of children had not been vaccinated. It is recommended that the period of quarantine for whooping cough should be four weeks.

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