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Infection Control Today: Tulane University Awarded $8.5 Million to Develop Next-Generation Pertussis Vaccine

The National Institutes of Health awarded Tulane University School of Medicine a contract for up to $8.5 million over five years to develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough.”

New Orleans Advocate: Tulane researchers given $8.5 million to develop new whooping cough vaccine

Amid concern over a spike in cases of the disease, also known as pertussis, the National Institutes of Health awarded the money to researchers with the Tulane University School of Medicine so they can develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against it.
 

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