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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.
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

New study shows how vitamin A effectively supports lung immunity against TB

New study shows how vitamin A effectively supports lung immunity against TB

NCI cancer centers issue joint statement endorsing HPV vaccination and cancer screening

NCI cancer centers issue joint statement endorsing HPV vaccination and cancer screening

Study shows how bacterial toxins can cripple normal cellular activity

Study shows how bacterial toxins can cripple normal cellular activity

Whooping cough cases in Ontario more prevalent than previously known

Whooping cough cases in Ontario more prevalent than previously known

UGA study reveals cause for resurgence of pertussis

UGA study reveals cause for resurgence of pertussis

Global resurgence of whooping cough can be attributed to immunological failures of vaccines

Global resurgence of whooping cough can be attributed to immunological failures of vaccines

Research provides novel insights into bacterial toxins

Research provides novel insights into bacterial toxins

Children need to be up-to-date on immunizations before heading back-to-school

Children need to be up-to-date on immunizations before heading back-to-school

Medical experts at UT Physicians provide tips for healthy start to new school year

Medical experts at UT Physicians provide tips for healthy start to new school year

Vaccines can be blamed for any illness even with lack of evidence says EU court

Vaccines can be blamed for any illness even with lack of evidence says EU court

Survey finds parents to be least knowledgeable about invasive pneumococcal disease

Survey finds parents to be least knowledgeable about invasive pneumococcal disease

New paper-based device shows great potential for whooping cough diagnosis in low-resource settings

New paper-based device shows great potential for whooping cough diagnosis in low-resource settings