Published Articles

Whooping cough hits 29 kids in single school

Western Australia’s AMA president says Perth outbreak is ‘extraordinary’
21 September 2016

18-month pertussis booster ready to roll in March

This is due to waning immunity and a spate of new infections among children
26 February 2016

Pertussis vax only good for a year: study

After that, protection wanes rapidly, raising questions about vaccination strategies
13 February 2016

Epilepsy drug an option in chronic cough

Effective treatments remain a major unmet need in respiratory medicine, says Australian researcher
02 December 2014

Call to fund pertussis boosters in pregnancy

Australia will see more outbreaks of whooping cough unless more aggressive cocooning policies including funding of pertussis booster vaccinations for pregnant women are adopted, a paediatrician says.
26 March 2014