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Dr. Mary Ramsay
Head of Immunisation
Health Protection Agency
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Newborns to be protected against whooping cough
Dr Mary Ramsay, Head of Immunisation at the HPA, said: "We have been very concerned about the continuing increase in whooping cough cases and related deaths.
Also according to the article, Mary ...
Also according to the article, Mary Ramsay, the HPA's head of immunization, said: "We are working closely with the Department of Health's Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunization to consider the most effective ways to tackle the ongoing outbreak.
also stated that, "whooping cough can spread easily to close contacts such as household members.
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Dr Mary Ramsay, an immunisation expert at the Health Protection Agency, points out that the majority of these cases could have been avoided, had the children been given the MMR vaccination.
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Dr Mary Ramsay, PHE's head of immunisation said:
PHE's head of immunisation Dr Mary Ramsay said: "The latest figures show that around 60% of pregnant women have received the whooping cough vaccination, which is a testament to the health professionals implementing this programme.
"However, these infant deaths reminds us how important it is that every pregnant woman is informed about the benefits of the vaccine, and given the opportunity to receive it at the right time so their babies are protected from birth," she
"Although we have also seen a decline in cases in older children and adults from the peak in 2012, the numbers still remain considerably higher than those in 2011, suggesting the infection has not fallen to background levels," she
"We are also working with GPs
, midwives and other health professionals to ensure they have the facts at hand to help women take up this highly effective and safe vaccine," she