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Pertussis deaths per 100,00 by year, 1922 to 1982

 

 

 

This chart was built using CDC data as documented here.

 

Note that according to the MMWR, the “minimum potency (was) established” just before 1950 and the “standard unit (was) established” just before 1955.

 

 

 

 

 

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