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  1. Is the Whooping Cough Resurgence Due to Vaccinated People Not Knowing They're Infectious?Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Health News Digest

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  2. Study: Acellular vaccines may have contributed to recent pertussis outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Medical News

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  3. Is Pertussis Resurgence Due to Vaccinated People Not Knowing They are Infectious?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Infection Control Today

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  4. Study: Whooping cough resurgence due to vaccinated people not knowing they're infectious?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Medical News Today

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  5. Whooping Cough On The Rise Because Of Vaccinated CarriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... office for a booster shot. The latter reason has been largely blamed for the resurgence of the infectious disease pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Pertussis causes its sufferers to have frightening coughing fits, among other symptoms, and ...

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  6. Discovery provides basis for new pertussis treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Medical News

    The worldwide spreading of the whooping cough, also known as pertussis, has substantially increased since 2010. Researchers from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, have investigated structure and function of an important membrane protein of the bacterium causing pertussis.

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  7. Whooping Cough Vaccine May Not Prevent People From Becoming Healthy But Contagious CarriersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Medical Daily

    ... office for a booster shot. The latter reason has been largely blamed for the resurgence of the infectious disease pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Pertussis causes its sufferers to have frightening coughing fits, among other symptoms, and ...

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  8. Whooping cough resurgence due to vaccinated people not knowing they are infectious?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Pertussis cases in the United States from 1922 through 2012 and in the UK from 1940 through 2013. Shaded regions correspond to the pre-vaccine era, the DTP era, and the DTaP era, respectively.

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  9. Is the Whooping Cough Resurgence Due to Vaccinated People Not Knowing They're Infectious?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Newswise

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  10. EXCLUSIVE: North-West Surgeon exposed patients to whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Advocate

    ... cough in the last month. The Advocate understands that the general surgeon, who had contracted whooping cough or pertussis, a notifiable disease, continued to see patients. THO North-West director of medical services Ross Duncan said that the ...

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  11. Whooping cough alertRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | The Advocate

    WEST surgeon has potentially exposed at least 10 patients to the disease whooping cough in the last month. The Advocate understands that the general surgeon, who had contracted whooping cough or pertussis, a notifiable disease, continued to see patients.

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  12. Two cases of whooping cough reported in YukonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | CBC News

    Health officials are advising Yukon residents to watch for signs and symptoms of pertussis or whooping cough.

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  13. Two cases of whooping cough reported in Yukon: what to watch forRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | CBC News

    Yukon's Chief Medical Officer says that residents should be on guard for symptoms of whooping cough, and that the best way to avoid the disease is to get vaccinated. Health officials are advising Yukon residents to watch for signs and symptoms of pertussis - better known as whooping cough - after two unrelated cases were recently confirmed in the territory.

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  14. Whooping cough shows up in Utah County high schoolRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Utah County health officials and the Nebo School District are warning families about one confirmed case of pertussis in a Salem Hills High School student. "We knew of one confirmed case and two that had direct contact," said Lana Hiskey, spokeswoman for the Nebo School District.

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  15. Preclinical data from Synthetic Biologics' SYN-005 for Pertussis treatment presented at ECCMID 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Medical News

    Synthetic Biologics, Inc. , a developer of pathogen-specific therapies for serious infections and diseases, with a focus on protecting the microbiome, announced that preclinical data from its novel SYN-005 program for the treatment of Pertussis were presented in two posters at ECCMID 2015 , on April 25, 2015, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Pertussis is a highly contagious disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis with symptoms that include severe coughing and subsequent breathing difficulties.

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  16. Century High School Student Confirmed as a Case of Whopping CoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    The risk of another student contracting the illness extremely small, but parents are urged to be aware of the symptoms. There has been a confirmed case of pertussis, also known as "whopping cough" at Century High School this week, but the Carroll County Health Departmen t said Wednesday that it is not a sign of an outbreak, according to the Carroll County Times .

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  17. Anti-Vaxxer Mom Changes Mind After Her 7 Kids Get Whooping CoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | MSN Healthy Living

    Mothers across the world come to a fork in the road: to vaccinate or not to vaccinate? For decades, all 50 states in America have required parents vaccinate their children against contagious diseases, including polio, measles, and the whooping cough, but one mother from Canada , where the laws are more lackadaisical, left her seven children unprotected. Now, writing from quarantine, Tara Hills watches her seven unvaccinated children undergo treatment for pertussis, better known as "whooping cough" and warns other parents not to repeat her mistakes.

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  18. Whooping Cough In Her 7 Kids Leads Anti-Vaxxer Mother To Change Her Mind, Warn ParentsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Medical Daily

    Mothers across the world come to a fork in the road: to vaccinate or not to vaccinate? For decades, all 50 states in America have required parents vaccinate their children against contagious diseases, including polio, measles, and the whooping cough, but one mother from Canada , where the laws are more lackadaisical, left her seven children unprotected. Now, writing from quarantine, Tara Hills watches her seven unvaccinated children undergo treatment for pertussis, better known as "whooping cough" and warns other parents not to repeat her mistakes.

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  19. Two Whooping Cough Cases Reported in RadnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Patch.com

    Representatives from Radnor School District have sent a letter to parents informing them of two recent cases of pertussis reported at Radnor High School. According to the letter sent by Kevin Kane, director of student services, these recent cases and an additional one reported in March add up to three incidents of whooping cough at Radnor High School.

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  20. Anti-vaccination trend blamed for whooping cough outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Age

    ... diagnosed with the potentially deadly disease. "We've seen this with other diseases that are more serious than pertussis but unfortunately the more people who choose not to immunise the more likely it is we'll get outbreaks." In light of the ...

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