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New Study Confirms Role for Pertussis Immunization of Entire Family,in Reducing Infant Pertussis

smit pertussis to infants and that pertussis immunization of adolescents and adults would not only have an effect on their own health, but would also protect young infants from pertussis," said Dr. Van Rie. "Those who have an infant at home or who come into contact with infants at work should be immunized against pertussis."

About Adacel Vaccine

Adacel vaccine is the first booster to address pertussis protection across a wide range of ages (11 through 64 years) and the first and only booster licensed for adults in the United States. It was licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 10, 2005. Adacel vaccine is administered as a single, 0.5mL dose by intramuscular injection. It is similar to DAPTACEL(R) (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed), a diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine used to protect infants and young children because it is also based on sanofi pasteur's 5-antigen pertussis vaccine. In clinical studies, DAPTACEL vaccine has been shown to provide 85 percent efficacy against severe pertussis (cough lasting 21 days or longer) and 78 percent efficacy against all severities of pertussis.

Important Safety Information

There are risks associated with all vaccines. The most common injection site adverse events include pain, erythema, and swelling. The most common systemic adverse events include headache, body ache, tiredness, and fever. Adacel vaccine is contraindicated in persons with known systemic hypersensitivity to any component of the vaccine or a life-threatening reaction after previous administration of the vaccine or a vaccine containing the same substances. Because of uncertainty as to which component of the vaccine may be responsible, no further vaccination with the diphtheria, tetanus, or pertussis components found in Adacel vaccine should be carried out. Because any intramuscular injection can cause injection site hematoma, Adacel vaccine should not be given to p
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