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If you had whooping cough already, can you get it again or ...

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If you had whooping cough already, can you get it again or are you immune to it?
You can get whooping cough more than once. After being immunized or after recovering from whooping cough infection, you are temporarily protected from getting a severe form of the disease again. But this protection does not last. You can get another whooping cough infection years later. You can reduce the risk of infection by getting regular booster shots with the pertussis vaccine.
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