Through its social networks, a mother wanted to send a message to those people who do not believe that vaccines benefit the health of children, because their two little ones got sick with whooping cough and their life has become a hell because of this suffering.
"Dear anti-vaccines: come and when they see reality, look my children in the eye and talk again about vaccination and alleged plots of pharmaceuticals," he wrote in a series of tweets to explain the state of his 4-year-old son and his baby of 4 months.
Monterrat Pulido, as it appears in the profile of his account, he said that his older son has an immune system that works below the usual, which facilitated the infection of the respiratory tract.
Being a highly contagious bacterial disease, your baby was not spared from contracting it. However, because she received a vaccine during her pregnancy, the symptoms have not been as brutal as in the case of her older son.
— Montse Pulido (@monspk) January 9, 2019
"In his case, we have been spared from admitting him because I was vaccinated when I was pregnant. Who knows if it has also saved his life, "wrote Pulido.
According to the Medline Plus site, the symptoms of the infection usually last about six weeks, but may occur for 10 weeks. In the case of the 4-year-old boy, his mother warned that the disease will last two or three months despite the treatment.
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"Endless nights in which it is impossible for him to sleep, days without being able to go to school, running or laughing too much to avoid fits of coughing. Days watching him with a magnifying glass when eating because the cough makes him choke, "said the concerned mother.
Children are not the only ones who have contracted the disease, as several adults also acquired the infection, but the symptoms have been minor because they are vaccinated.
"Actually we have infected several at home, but we are vaccinated and in us it is easily bearable. But they do not know how helpless it is to see your children suffer because of the irresponsibility of others. Vaccines work, save lives and give quality of life! "He said.
Whooping cough is a disease that causes a violent and uncontrollable cough, commonly can be distinguished by a deep convulsive sound at the time of inhaling. It spreads easily through the airways, through saliva and through direct contact with the skin.
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