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Whooping Cough is a serious bacterial infection of the lungs and breathing tubes that spreads easily. Whooping cough begins like a cold, but develops into severe coughing and gasping for air. Long spells of coughing may cause vomiting, and broken blood vessels in the eyes and on the skin. Also called pertussis.
CDC advises vaccination for pregnant women against flu and whooping cough

CDC advises vaccination for pregnant women against flu and whooping cough

Facebook takes a stand against Anti-vaxxers and vaccine misinformation

Facebook takes a stand against Anti-vaxxers and vaccine misinformation

Nanotechnology-based compound used to deliver hepatitis B vaccine

Nanotechnology-based compound used to deliver hepatitis B vaccine

Vaccine drama on display in California’s Capitol

Vaccine drama on display in California’s Capitol

Children up to date on pertussis vaccine schedule have low risk of developing whooping cough

Children up to date on pertussis vaccine schedule have low risk of developing whooping cough

UGA researchers create statistical method to better predict disease reemergence

UGA researchers create statistical method to better predict disease reemergence

Sophisticated molecular machinery is used by dangerous pathogens to infect hosts

Sophisticated molecular machinery is used by dangerous pathogens to infect hosts

Researchers identify 25 counties to be most at risk for measles outbreaks in the U.S.

Researchers identify 25 counties to be most at risk for measles outbreaks in the U.S.

Developing effective needleless vaccine to protect children from dangerous viruses

Developing effective needleless vaccine to protect children from dangerous viruses

How proteins in outer membrane of bacteria stick to and populate in human body

How proteins in outer membrane of bacteria stick to and populate in human body

Febrile seizures following vaccination are self-resolving and not dangerous

Febrile seizures following vaccination are self-resolving and not dangerous

Several low-and middle-income countries need more effective child vaccination strategies

Several low-and middle-income countries need more effective child vaccination strategies

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Study finds reason for increased public resistance against vaccination

Study finds reason for increased public resistance against vaccination

Maternal Tdap immunization during third trimester linked with higher levels of pertussis antibodies in newborns

Maternal Tdap immunization during third trimester linked with higher levels of pertussis antibodies in newborns

Anti vaccination and divisive propaganda by Russian trolls and Twitter bots

Anti vaccination and divisive propaganda by Russian trolls and Twitter bots

Prenatal Tdap vaccination not linked with increased risk of autism in children, study shows

Prenatal Tdap vaccination not linked with increased risk of autism in children, study shows

Vaccine schedule is a must-have on child’s back-to-school checklist

Vaccine schedule is a must-have on child’s back-to-school checklist

WVU researcher aims to produce updated whooping cough vaccine

WVU researcher aims to produce updated whooping cough vaccine

Study shows effectiveness of prenatal Tdap vaccine in preventing infant pertussis

Study shows effectiveness of prenatal Tdap vaccine in preventing infant pertussis