The pertussis vaccine is only good for three years, after which immunity wanes substantially, new research confirms. A…
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A Perth primary school has been incubating 29 children with whooping cough, health authorities report. Western Australia’s…
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The South Australian government is looking at allowing pharmacies to perform adult immunisation outside of just flu…
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The Victorian government has given pharmacists the right to administer flu and pertussis vaccinations. This brings Victoria…
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The pertussis booster has been reintroduced to the national immunisation program for children at 18 months of age after a…
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The booster vaccine Tdap (dTpa) wanes rapidly and provides only limited, short-term protection against pertussis when…
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B. Pertussis is one of the least well controlled vaccine-preventable diseases; It accounts for up to 7% of cough…
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