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Researchers reveal change in Australian pertussis strains


Tweet Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) said on Tuesday that Bordetella pertussis, the virus that causes whooping cough, has changed in Australia, which may reduce the effect of vaccines. Strains of the virus from across Australia … Read More »

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Sanofi Pasteur receives FDA approval to use Adacel vaccine on 10-year-olds

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TweetSanofi Pasteur said on Tuesday that it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expand the age indication of its tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis booster immunization to include people 10 years of age. The Adacel Tdap vaccine … Read More »

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Cases of whooping cough continue to increase in Idaho


Tweet The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare announced on Tuesday that the number of cases of whooping cough has increased to 21 since the beginning of 2014, three times the number of cases at this time last year. Also … Read More »

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Pertussis immunization rates increase with changes to hospital orders


Tweet Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center published study results on Monday that showed changing the hospital orders for postpartum women led to a 69 percent increase in pertussis vaccinations. The study, which was published in the … Read More »

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California confirms first whooping cough death since 2010


Tweet The California Department of Health announced on February 7 that a case of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, recently killed an infant under the age of six months in Riverside County. The death was California’s first confirmed pertussis … Read More »

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Delaware investigating whooping cough cluster in Kent County


Tweet The Delaware Division of Public Health recently said it was looking into 48 confirmed cases of whooping cough in western Kent County among members of the Amish community. Whooping cough, which is also known as pertussis, results in early … Read More »

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Phase 1 clinical trials for new pertussis vaccine successful


Tweet Centre for Infection and Immunity Lille Director Camille Locht announced on Thursday that the results of Phase 1 clinical trials of an intranasal pertussis vaccine were published in the online medical journal PLOS ONE. Researchers from the CHILD-INNOVAC European … Read More »

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Pertussis vaccine available at Camp Pendleton hospital and health clinics


Tweet The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported on Friday that it has seen an increase in cases of pertussis in the county, as well as on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton medical … Read More »

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Whooping cough antigen disappearing from U.S. bacteria

FDA study helps explain rising rates of whooping cough

Colorado urges vaccinations as pertussis epidemic spreads

Pertussis vaccinations encouraged in Ohio

Infant pertussis rates drop after widespread vaccinations

North Carolina reports first 2013 infant death from whooping cough

Pertussis incidence among adults may be underreported

Undervaccination increases risk of pertussis

Texas pertussis levels on track to reach highest levels in 50 years

New Mexico reports more than 300 cases of pertussis

North Carolina health department recommends pertussis vaccines

Alabama requires Tdap vaccine for students aged 11 and up

Whooping cough on the rise in U.S.

New Jersey Assembly amends proposed legislation on pertussis vaccines

Emmy-winner Sarah Michelle Gellar joins pertussis campaign

Study demonstrates vaccine confers long-lived protection against pertussis

New Hampshire immunizes 314 adults against pertussis

Vermont legislator introduces bill to eliminate pertussis vaccine exemptions

Pertussis vaccine recommended during pregnancy under new guidelines

Illinois issues Tdap requirement for students

Identification is key for infants too young to receive pertussis vaccine

Iowa to require Tdap vaccine for seventh graders

United Kingdom whooping cough cases remain high in November

British public health pleased with pertussis vaccine uptake figures among pregnant women