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Frozen star to friends: don’t touch my kids unless you’re vaccinated

18/02/2015
Kristen Bell, who voiced Anna in the Disney film Frozen, and who is married to Punk’d star Dax Shepard,  is telling her friends if they don’t get immunized, they can’t hold her baby.
The mother of two says there was a whooping cough outbreak when one of her daughters was less than two months old and so she told her friends, “You have to get a whooping cough vaccination if you are going to hold our baby.”
"It's a very simple logic: I believe in trusting doctors, not know-it-alls," Kristen says.

What is whooping cough?

Whooping cough, or pertussis, is very contagious bacterial infection of the lining of the respiratory tract (breathing tubes). It is known as whooping cough because of the "whooping" sound that people make when gasping for air after a fit of coughing.

Symptoms of whooping cough

Find out more on the symptoms of whooping cough

Do you need to be vaccinated?

Find out if you need to be vaccinated.

Learn more about whooping cough

If you are interested in more information check out our section on whooping cough.

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