Whooping cough evolving to beat antibiotics and possibly vaccine

A new UNSW Sydney study shows antibiotics and vaccines may be less effective against whooping cough as a new strain appears in China. 

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In a paper published in the journal Emerging Microbes & Infections, co-author Professor Ruiting Lan, of UNSW School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, stresses the need to maintain our own high vaccination coverage to prevent this new strain from gaining a foothold.

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