Vaccine protection for pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, and diphtheria fades with time. Therefore, CDC recommends a single dose of Tdap for adults 19 or.
Babies and children younger than 7 years old receive DTaP or DT, while older children and adults receive Tdap and Td. Talk to your or your child's healthcare.
Tdap is a combination vaccine that protects against three potentially life- threatening bacterial diseases: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis.
the cdc recommends the tdap vaccine for all adults ages 19 and older who have never received the vaccine, especially: * health care workers who have direct.