Topic: Pertussis

Working on a Better Way to Treat Pertussis

Oct. 7, 2014
Working on a Better Way to Treat Pertussis

[Video] Chemical engineer Jennifer Maynard is on the cusp of a new treatment for whooping cough, a devastating illness that kills 195,000 children each year. Learn more.

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Designer Bacteria May Lead to Better Vaccines

Jan. 15, 2013

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a menu of 61 new strains of genetically engineered E. coli that may improve the efficacy of vaccines for diseases such as flu, pertussis, cholera and HPV.

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