whooping cough

Vaccine preventable deaths a reminder to parents
Vaccine preventable deaths a reminder to parents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are reminded to talk with their doctor to ensure children are fully vaccinated following a review of vaccine-preventable deaths in NSW over the past decade. The review, ‘Child Deaths from Vaccine Preventable Infectious Diseases, NSW 2005-2014’, from the National Centre for ... Read More »

Overcoming disease complacency to improve immunisation rates
Overcoming disease complacency to improve immunisation rates (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) expert has highlighted the need to stress the severity and danger of preventable childhood diseases to parents, to improve immunisation rates. Following the third report on child immunisation rates from the National Performance Authority, Professor ... Read More »

Weaker vaccine causing whooping cough surge
Weaker vaccine causing whooping cough surge (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Monash University expert has teamed up with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to pinpoint the reason behind a surge in whooping cough cases over the past 10 years. Associate Professor Manoj Gambhir, Department of Epidemiology and ... Read More »

Undervaccination associated with increased risk of whooping cough
Undervaccination associated with increased risk of whooping cough (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Undervaccination with the diptheria, tetanus toxoids and acelluar pertussis (DTaP) vaccine appears to be associated with an increased risk of pertussis (whooping cough) in children 3 to 36 months of age, according to a study by Jason M. Glanz, Ph.D., ... Read More »

Leading explanations for whooping cough’s resurgence don’t stand up to scrutiny
Leading explanations for whooping cough’s resurgence don’t stand up to scrutiny (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Whooping cough has exploded in the United States and some other developed countries in recent decades, and many experts suspect ineffective childhood vaccines for the alarming resurgence. Some say the vaccine wears off quicker than public health officials had previously ... Read More »

Improving whooping cough vaccine
Improving whooping cough vaccine (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

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 of the disease which is increasing ... Read More »

Improving whooping cough vaccine
Improving whooping cough vaccine (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

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 of the disease which is increasing ... Read More »

NSW: Vaccination App to keep families on track
NSW: Vaccination App to keep families on track (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

NSW Health is making it easier for parents to ensure their children are fully immunised on time with an innovative App that will help ensure they are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases such as whooping cough. While around 90% of children ... Read More »

Surprising whooping cough finding
Surprising whooping cough finding (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Queensland research shows that a resurgence of whooping cough in babies has arisen due to the lack of effectiveness of the current vaccine. The joint study found that children vaccinated against whooping cough with the current vaccine, were three times ... Read More »

 
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