Whooping Cough is caused by pertussis and the number of cases is the highest it has been in the last five decades. The bacteria involved is called: Bordetella pertussis.
In the next few months, the flu season will begin to be a concern again. This time though, you will only need to get a single shot of the influenza vaccine to protect against the common flu and the Swine Flu (H1N1 virus).
Dr. Andrew Wakefield and his colleagues were one of the first researchers who suggested a link between the vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella and autism. He has help persuade thousands and thousands to march, cry, protest, insult, hate, and much more against vaccines.
Norway and Britian may have some troubling news regarding the Swine Flu Swine Flu. The Swine Flu pandemic may be reaching a plateau or peak according to some global health officials but mutations are increasing in concerns.
President Barack Obama in attempts to allow certain changes in medical standards with regards to Swine Flu vaccine production. By signing this document certain requirements may be changed. At this time we are unsure what standards exactly will be changed.
While the U.N. Health Officials met in Geneva on Thursday to discuss the H1N1 virus the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared a 2009 Swine flu pandemic. This is the first such update in over 40 years – 41 years to be exact.