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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.
Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non-covid vaccinations

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non-covid vaccinations

Over half of states have rolled back public health powers in pandemic

Over half of states have rolled back public health powers in pandemic

Breast milk of vaccinated mothers contains antibodies that may protect nursing infants from COVID-19

Breast milk of vaccinated mothers contains antibodies that may protect nursing infants from COVID-19

Damage to children’s education — and their health — could last a lifetime

Damage to children’s education — and their health — could last a lifetime

Immune response to FDA-approved vaccines is strong and potentially long-lasting

Immune response to FDA-approved vaccines is strong and potentially long-lasting

Burden of asymptomatic pertussis in infants is greater than previously thought

Burden of asymptomatic pertussis in infants is greater than previously thought

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