Eight-week-old Eileen Garcia is being treated at Cardon Children’s Medical Center for pertussis with antibiotics, shown with her father Frank Garica, Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in Mesa. Children cannot start to receive the pertussis immunization until their two months old and require three doses before their immunity builds up.
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