Tag Archives: Pertussis

Whooping cough claims another life in NSW

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of another infant from Pertussis, in New South Wales. There are many silent tears being shed, right now, for this family. The Australian Medical Association (NSW) have issued the following press … Continue reading

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Whooping cough awareness video featuring Dana, Toni, and David McCaffery

Our nation’s foremost whooping cough awareness advocates – Toni and David McCaffery – have put themselves out there again: Always with an eye to the health of our community they have taken part in a new, moving 70 second video on … Continue reading

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Help us reinstate free Whooping Cough boosters for pregnant mums

Following the pattern of other Australian States, the NSW Government recently scrapped the provision of free Whooping Cough boosters for expecting mothers. This is a mistake. From July 15, new mums will have to organise and pay for the booster … Continue reading

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“Supposedly”

Supposedly. I can’t think of an innocuous word which has garnered more revulsion than “supposedly”. In the microcosm which is the battle against anti-vaccination misinformation , “supposedly” attracts more attention than any single word should: this single word is the … Continue reading

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Meryl Dorey misinforming Brisbane on 4BC: “a poor choice of talent”

On January 18 2012, Meryl Dorey appeared on the Gary Hardgrave Drive Program on Brisbane radio station 4BC. Dorey was invited on to the program by an unwitting producer who wasn’t aware of the list of indiscretions of Meryl Dorey … Continue reading

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