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Is Whooping Cough Evolving Into a Superbug?

Dato’ Dr Musa Mohd Nordin, Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist

30-Jan-20 16:00

Is Whooping Cough Evolving Into a Superbug?

New research by Australian scientists has shown that whooping cough (pertussis) bacteria are evolving and becoming smarter in surviving in a human body, even with vaccination. We ask consultant paediatrician and neonatologist Dato’ Dr Musa Mohd Nordin about the dangers of whooping cough becoming a superbug, and whether there are new vaccines to counter this.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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