01 Oct 2014 - Public Health Agency
This leaflet encourages uptake of the whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women. Cases of whooping cough are on the increase – by getting the vaccine while pregnant you can protect your baby.
26 Jun 2014 - BMJ
The objective was to estimate the prevalence and clinical severity of whooping cough (pertussis) in school age children presenting with persistent cough in primary care since the introduction and implementation of the preschool pertussis booster...
06 Jan 2012 - UTV News
A rise in the number of whooping cough cases in England and Wales has led to the Public Health Agency urging parents in Northern Ireland to have their child vaccinated against the disease.
The agency says that while the uptake levels for the...
15 Nov 2011 - Health in Wales
An increase in the number of cases of whooping cough in Wales has led Public Health Wales to call on parents to ensure their children receive all their vaccinations.
Between January and October 23rd this year, there have been 37 confirmed cases of...
27 Oct 2016 - The Public Health Agency (PHA)
The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding pregnant women to get the whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine from week 16 or above of their pregnancy.