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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.
Study shows pertussis is still common among middle-aged adults in European countries

Study shows pertussis is still common among middle-aged adults in European countries

Study shows more evidence that vaccines are safe for children, adults

Study shows more evidence that vaccines are safe for children, adults

Mistrust in local, national governments is slowing down child vaccination progress in Africa

Mistrust in local, national governments is slowing down child vaccination progress in Africa

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

Ohio’s Amish suffered a lot from Covid, but vaccines are still a hard sell

Ohio’s Amish suffered a lot from Covid, but vaccines are still a hard sell

COVID-19 antibodies persist in breast milk for months following mother’s vaccination

COVID-19 antibodies persist in breast milk for months following mother’s vaccination

Male fetuses impair the maternal and placental immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy, finds study

Male fetuses impair the maternal and placental immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy, finds study

History of vaccines offers guidance on COVID-19 prevention in pregnant women

History of vaccines offers guidance on COVID-19 prevention in pregnant women

Researchers receive NIH grant to develop more effective flu vaccines

Researchers receive NIH grant to develop more effective flu vaccines

Evidence review: COVID-19 infections are generally 'mild' in children under five years

Evidence review: COVID-19 infections are generally 'mild' in children under five years

SARS-CoV-2 infection increases risk of severe COVID-19 in pregnant women, newborns

SARS-CoV-2 infection increases risk of severe COVID-19 in pregnant women, newborns

Strategizing pediatric healthcare preparedness for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Strategizing pediatric healthcare preparedness for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers receive $1.9 million federal grant to find Lyme disease vaccine

Researchers receive $1.9 million federal grant to find Lyme disease vaccine

Trust, fear and solidarity will determine the success of a COVID vaccine

Trust, fear and solidarity will determine the success of a COVID vaccine

Tuberculosis and polio vaccines may offer temporary protection against SARS-CoV-2

Tuberculosis and polio vaccines may offer temporary protection against SARS-CoV-2

Study highlights the importance of child vaccine against infections

Study highlights the importance of child vaccine against infections

UM researchers awarded $2.5 million to develop COVID-19 vaccine candidate

UM researchers awarded $2.5 million to develop COVID-19 vaccine candidate

U.S. may have to spend hundreds of billions treating COVID-19

U.S. may have to spend hundreds of billions treating COVID-19

New Australian pilot program to monitor the effects of flu vaccines

New Australian pilot program to monitor the effects of flu vaccines

New whooping cough vaccine needed to protect from emerging superbug strains

New whooping cough vaccine needed to protect from emerging superbug strains