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  1. Synthetic Biologics Reports Year End 2014 Financial Results And Operational HighlightsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | BioSpace

    ... constipation associated with IBS-C . SYN-005 is a novel combination of two monoclonal antibodies designed to treat Pertussis (whooping cough) by targeting and neutralizing pertussis toxin. TrimestaTM (oral estriol) may offer a differentiated ...

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  2. Pertussis case confirmed in Bainbridge home education programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Bainbridge Island Review

    A case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has been confirmed in a student attending the Mosaic Home Education Program. Bainbridge Island School District parents received a letter regarding the pertussis case confirmation upon recommendation from the Kitsap Public Health District.

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  3. Pertussis case confirmed at GBHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Great Bend Tribune

    Wednesday afternoon, USD 428 sent an email letter to parents informing them that a chase of Pertussis had been confirmed at the high school.

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  4. Confirmed Case of Whooping Cough in Orchard Park SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Orchard Park, NY Orchard Park Schools report a case of whooping cough in the district. In a letter to parents, the district says Pertussis is a highly contagious disease involving the respiratory tract.

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  5. Whooping cough case identified at Carmel High SchoolRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Current in Carmel

    Today it was announced that a student at Carmel High School was identified as having whooping cough, officially known as pertussis. School officials did not return calls or emails from Current but did send the following email to parents and guardians of high school students.

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  6. Case of whooping cough reported at Carmel High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... does not provide any specifics about the case but urges parents to be on the lookout for symptoms. "A case of pertussis (whooping cough) has been identified in Carmel High School and some students and staff may have been exposed either in the ...

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  7. Wichita Heights student contracts whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... nurse Kerri Weaver said the student is "under medical care and a full recovery is expected." Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a contagious disease with symptoms resembling those of the common cold. People who contract the disease start to develop ...

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  8. Public Health: Pertussis, or Whooping Cough, increasing in County; Public urged to take precautionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | County 10 News

    Pertussis, also known as "whooping cough" is a bacterial disease of the respiratory tract that can be easily transmitted from one person to another. The illness is spread by respiratory droplets containing bacteria from an infected person who sneezes or coughs.

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  9. California whooping-cough outbreak raises vaccine concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... booster shot, the Bee reported. The new vaccine uses only pieces of the bacteria that cause whooping cough, or pertussis, as opposed to whole, dead bacteria. The change was made after some children who took the earlier vaccine experienced reactions ...

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  10. California whooping cough outbreak raises vaccine concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... booster shot, the Bee reported. The new vaccine uses only pieces of the bacteria that cause whooping cough, or pertussis, as opposed to whole, dead bacteria. The change was made after some children who took the earlier vaccine experienced reactions ...

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  11. Forest Hills student diagnosed with whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | MLive.com

    A Forest Hills Eastern High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, according to a letter from school officials. Steve Harvey and David Washburn, principals at Eastern High School and Eastern Middle School, respectively, sent a letter to families through the district's listserv on Saturday, Jan. 31, saying they learned of the diagnosis from the Kent County Health Department late Friday afternoon, Jan. 30. "Although the Health Department indicated that in was not necessary to send a letter to families of our students, we are doing so as a precautionary measure and to provide you with some important information about pertussis and vaccinations," the letter states.

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  12. CDC warns of increasing pertussis threat to childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The China Post

    The Centers for Disease Control urged the public Thursday to get their infants and young children vaccinated against pertussis as more cases are being found in Taiwan, many in family clusters. A total of 77 cases of pertussis - better-known as whooping cough - in 17 clusters, were confirmed last year, higher than the 54 reported in 2012 and the 51 reported in 2013, the CDC said.

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  13. Pertussis Therapeutics Pipeline H1 2015 Review Market Research ReportRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Freshnews

    The report " Pertussis - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 " provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Pertussis , complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action , route of administration and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases. It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Pertussis and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.

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  14. Wichita Northwest High student contracts whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A student at Wichita Northwest High School has contracted pertussis, or whooping cough, USD 259 spokeswoman Susan Arensman confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Principal Gil Alvarez sent an e-mail to parents of Northwest students Tuesday afternoon, encouraging up-to-date vaccinations.

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  15. Whooping Cough Identified At A Salem Elementary SchoolRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has been identified in Bradie Shrum Elementary School and some children and staff may have been exposed either in the classroom or on the bus, according to a letter sent home to parents from Bradie Shrum Elementary Principal Brent Minton. "We want you to be alert for the symptoms of pertussis should they occur in your child," wrote Minton.

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  16. Pertussis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 - new market research report publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Pertussis. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site of trial conduction across the globe.

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  17. Possible whooping cough case has MRHS taking precautionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Lower Township Gazette

    Mainland Regional High School is taking precautions against the possibility that at least one student has contracted whooping cough, even though none of the suspected cases has been officially verified. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Superintendent Robert Previti confirmed that two high school students tested positive for pertussis, more commonly referred to as whooping cough.

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  18. Whooping cough outbreak reported in WNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Cases of pertussis, commonly called whooping cough, are on the increase in Western North Carolina, with 19 cases reported in Buncombe County, according to Buncombe County Health and Human Services. Whooping cough is an infection that affects the upper airways and is easily spread from person-to-person by coughing or sneezing.

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  19. Pertussis versus the common coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | KIMT

    It's that time of the year when the common cold makes its way around our area, but how do you know when it's the cold or pertussis? Doctors say both health conditions are similar and can easily be confused with each other. For example, some of the first symptoms of pertussis include a running nose, sneezing, and a mild fever.

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  20. Custodians must clean the schools more thoroughly, as pertussis easily spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The Cincinnati Health Department is reporting outbreaks of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, across the city including Elder High school and Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. Parents received a letter about the spreading illness in early October, advising them of the recommendations put forth by the City of Cincinnati Health Department.

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