Whooping cough evolving into a superbug

19:00 EST 14 Jan 2020 | AAAS

(University of New South Wales) Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonising and feeding off unwitting hosts -- whether they have been vaccinated or not -- strengthening calls for a new vaccine, according to UNSW researchers.

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