What makes whooping cough epidemiology so complex is that nobody has a grasp on who has whooping cough. :duh
After seeing three doctors, Rebekah finally got a diagnosis of whooping cough from an infectious disease specialist. Rebekah says because her daughter had been vaccinated, her Baltimore-based doctors did not believe her daughter could have whooping cough.
“She was vaccinated, she had all of her vaccinations at the right times,” Stutzman said.