Dec 20, 2012 10:27 AM by Marissa Torres

'Cocooning' as a defense against Whooping Cough

New numbers show Colorado is experiencing its worst Whooping Cough outbreak in at least 6 decades.

That's prompting health officials to urge families to take the necessary precautions to protect their children, and one of the best defenses is a method called Cocooning. It simply means vaccinating all of the adolescents and adults who are consistently around the baby and could likely pass on Whooping Cough to the infant.


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