Unraveling the challenges of pertussis.

@article{Edwards2014UnravelingTC,
  title={Unraveling the challenges of pertussis.},
  author={Kathryn Margaret Edwards},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2014},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={575-6}
}
The article by Warfel et al. in PNAS is noteworthy (1) because it shows that in nonhuman primate pertussis challenge models, acellular pertussis vaccines protect against disease but are ineffective in preventing infection and transmission to other animals. This highly relevant model sheds light on reasons that we are experiencing an outbreak of pertussis… CONTINUE READING