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  1. Bordetella pertussis Strain Lacking Pertactin and Pertussis ToxinRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Comparison with a French strain that was pertussis toxin-deficient, pertactin wild-type showed that the strains carry the same 28-kb deletion in similar genomes. Pertussis has resurged in the United States in recent decades; >48,000 cases were reported in 2012 .

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  2. Bordetella pertussis Strain Lacking Pertactin and Pertussis ToxinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Comparison with a French strain that was pertussis toxin-deficient, pertactin wild-type showed that the strains carry the same 28-kb deletion in similar genomes. Pertussis has resurged in the United States in recent decades; >48,000 cases were reported in 2012 .

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  3. Whooping cough vaccinations urgedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Health Department - covering Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman and McCracken counties - reported 30 cases of pertussis, also called whooping cough, during 2015, said regional epidemiologist Rui Zhao. Zhao said that number is typical for the region ...

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  4. Confirmed case of whooping cough in...Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Times News

    ... School District has notified families that a person at the high school has a confirmed case of whooping cough (Pertussis). The district distributed a letter and fact sheet provided to the school districts by the Pennsylvania Department of Health ...

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  5. Pertussis alertRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Lakeland Times

    The Oneida County Health Department is aware of one lab-confirmed positive pertussis case reported on Dec. 3, 2015. Pertussis is a respiratory infection that generally begins with cold like symptoms, developing into a strong cough, generally without fever, that can be severe as coughing to the point of being short of breath or vomiting.

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  6. Engineers Develop Potential Treatment for Whooping CoughRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    A team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and Synthetic Biologics Inc. have developed two antibodies to potentially treat or prevent pertussis, the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that affects millions of infants around the world and results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year. For the past five years, the research team has worked to develop two antibodies as a new anti-pertussis therapeutic injection.

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  7. Synthetic Biologics, Inc. Release: Texas Engineers Develop Potential Treatment For Whooping CoughRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | BioSpace

    A team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and Synthetic Biologics Inc. have developed two antibodies to potentially treat or prevent pertussis, the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that affects millions of infants around the world and results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year. For the past five years, the research team has worked to develop two antibodies as a new anti-pertussis therapeutic injection.

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  8. Texas engineers develop potential treatment for whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Medical News Today

    A team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and Synthetic Biologics Inc. have developed two antibodies to potentially treat or prevent pertussis , the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that affects millions of infants around the world and results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year. For the past five years, the research team has worked to develop two antibodies as a new anti-pertussis therapeutic injection.

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  9. New antibodies to treat whooping cough in infantsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Nerve News

    Researchers have developed two antibodies to potentially treat or prevent pertussis, the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that affects millions of infants and results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year. Commonly known as whooping cough, the disease causes painful fits of coughing and life-threatening symptoms in infants and has had a devastating impact worldwide.

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  10. Engineers Develop Potential Treatment for PertussisRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Infection Control Today

    A team of researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Synthetic Biologics Inc. have developed two antibodies to potentially treat or prevent pertussis, the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that affects millions of infants around the world and results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year. For the past five years, the research team has worked to develop two antibodies as a new anti-pertussis therapeutic injection.

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  11. Inventor of the Year Revolutionized ManufacturingRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    ... to machine it," Beaman says. SLS changed that paradigm. Now he says, "If you can imagine it, we can build it." Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a disease that claims the lives of 195,000 children across the globe annually. Jennifer Maynard, an ...

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  12. Whooping cough cases in Yorkton areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    The city of Yorkton is currently experiencing an increase in the number of pertussis cases. So far, people from 1 to 45 years have been affected.

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  13. Whooping cough reported at Atascadero Junior High SchoolRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | Cal Coast News

    Atascadero Unified School District officials are warning parents about an Atascadero Junior High School student who has been diagnosed with whooping cough. "Pertussis is a serious disease that can be passed easily from person to person," the warning letter says.

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  14. State seeing big increase in cases of whooping coughRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2015 | Washington Times

    According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail , the Department of Health and Human Resources reports 52 confirmed cases of pertussis in West Virginia so far this year. That's up from 18 cases last year and 19 cases in 2013.

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  15. Horrifying suffering caused by treating pertussis "naturally" [Respectful Insolence]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | ScienceBlogs

    ... do I say this? Because in her post Dexter describes how she tortured her children by letting them "get through" pertussis. Let me repeat that again in a different way. She let her children suffer through the natural course of a pertussis infection ...

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  16. Whooping cough reported in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Several cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, have been reported to the Jefferson County Health Department from the Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment since mid-October. Richard Beall, head of MSAE, said school officials had been working closely with the health department, and that there hadn't been any positive diagnosis for children in more than a week.

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  17. 109 Whooping Cough Cases over 12 Months in Brooklyn Ultra-Orthodox CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Jewish Press

    The ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities of Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Borough Park, Brooklyn are experiencing an outbreak of Pertussis-also known as whooping cough or 100-day cough, the website Failed Messiah has revealed, based on an Health Alert Network email. Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial disease, with initial symptoms similar to the common cold-runny nose, fever, and mild cough.

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  18. Whooping cough outbreak at Ness Lake campRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Prince George Citizen

    Parents whose children attended Ness Lake Bible Camp this summer have been told to watch for symptoms of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, after a person who attended the camp contracted the illness. "We are aware of contact at the Ness Lake Bible Camp with a person that has pertussis and the letter going to families was a way to be open and transparent and promote the need for surveillance in the event that their child starts to develop symptoms," said Jonathon Dyck, public affairs and media relations at Northern Health.

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  19. Parents warned about whooping cough riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Prince George Citizen

    Parents whose children attended Ness Lake Bible Camp this summer have been told to watch for symptoms of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, after a person who attended the camp contracted the illness. "We are aware of contact at the Ness Lake Bible Camp with a person that has pertussis and the letter going to families was a way to be open and transparent and promote the need for surveillance in the event that their child starts to develop symptoms," said Jonathon Dyck, public affairs and media relations at Northern Health.

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  20. Principal: Two Confirmed Cases of Whooping CoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | KOLN-TV Lincoln

    Lincoln Southeast Principal Brent Toalson sent an email to parents Tuesday informing them there are two confirmed cases of Pertussis or Whooping Cough this year. The email said, "As you may recall from last year, Pertussis cases are on the rise nationwide and here in Lincoln.

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