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Researchers reveal change in Australian pertussis strains

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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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Cases of whooping cough continue to increase in Idaho

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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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California confirms first whooping cough death since 2010

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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

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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

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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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Whooping cough antigen disappearing from U.S. bacteria

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Tweet An antigen used in whooping cough vaccines is now absent from more than half of all isolates of Bordatella pertussis, according to a study recently published ahead of print in Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. Vaccines for whooping cough, which … Read More »

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FDA study helps explain rising rates of whooping cough

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Tweet The United States Food and Drug Administration published a study on Nov. 25 in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that showed vaccines for acellular pertussis are effective, but do not protect against spreading the virus. The … Read More »

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Walgreens partners with CPS and CDPH to increase pertussis vaccinations

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TweetWalgreens, a U.S. drug store chain, announced a partnership on Tuesday with Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health to help parents meet a new pertussis vaccination requirement. The team will assist parents of students between grades … Read More »

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Expectant mothers urged to get whooping cough vaccinations

$100 million bipartisan flu vaccine tax bill approved

Whooping cough on the rise in U.S.

New Jersey Assembly amends proposed legislation on pertussis vaccines

Study: Whole-cell vaccines more effective for pertussis than acellular

New findings could improve future whooping cough vaccine

Whooping cough cases decrease in England

Qasim: We must reach all Somali children with vaccines

Ainsworth allegedly touts sugar pills as homeopathic vaccines in U.K.

U.K. whooping cough cases drop

U.S. health officials find potentially vaccine-resistant whooping cough

More than 1,000 cases of pertussis reported in Colorado

Whooping cough cases hit pre-vaccine level in Utah

Whooping cough cases spike in U.S.

CDC recommends whopping cough booster shots

Whooping cough outbreak leads to five deaths in the U.K.

CDC says U.S. pertussis outbreak could be worst in 50 years

Washington state whooping cough outbreak continues

Washington hospital worker may have exposed hundreds to pertussis

Outbreak of whooping cough continues in Washington

Pertussis cases rise in Iowa county

Kansas reports whooping cough outbreak

Washington state surpasses 2,000 pertussis cases

Colorado governor appears in PSA for whooping cough vaccine