News tagged with bordetella pertussis
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made novel discoveries concerning the current vaccine against whooping cough that may lead to the development of an improved future vaccine. The findings could help reduce the incidence ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Pertactin-negative variants of Bordetella pertussis have been identified in the United States; and children who receive diphtheria-tetanus-whole-cell pertussis (DTwP) priming have lower report ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pertussis is at its highest level nationally in a half-century. But cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, often decline in late fall into early winter.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The United States is on track to have its biggest whooping cough epidemic in 60 years, with more than 21,000 cases already reported in 2012. The highly contagious and potentially fatal disease, officially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Queensland research shows that a resurgence of whooping cough in babies has arisen due to the lack of effectiveness of the current vaccine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |