[I]f you’ve noticed a rise in whooping cough in your area, then it might not be the classic case of pertussis. Over the past decade or so, healthcare professionals have noticed that many cases of ‘whooping cough’ are actually caused by B. parapertussis rather than it’s genetic ‘cousin’ B. pertussis.
[L]ast night’s ‘State of the Union’ speech contained loads of platitudes, congratulatory back-pats, and perhaps a few misleading statements (jobs numbers, for one—and the implication that Americans are better off now for another), but that’s not what I intend to write about this morning. Instead, I’d like to take a
[A]ccording to an article at The Australian this morning, Italy has now banned further use of the seasonal flu vaccine FLUAD pending further investigation into the cause of death in thirteen patients. FLUAD contains an adjuvant called MF59, which is made by Novartis and is based on our old friend