Review information on the vaccine for Whooping Cough
And, the facts about Whooping cough from the CDC
Upon review of the information sources and your own research, choose ONE of the topics to address in exposition discussion.
Topic 1. Defend the resurgence of Whooping cough as due to waning immunity.
Topic 2. Present an argument to support lack of vaccination as a cause for resurgence.
Research and Support your post to address these questions in your exposition;
What is the mechanism(s) that Bordetella pertussis uses to invade epithelial cells in the lungs?
Why does this Gram-negative bacteria cause the characteristic cough that it does?
Why is infant mortality high?
What role does herd immunity play in the spread of an infectious disease like Whooping cough?