Tag Archives: Whooping Cough

A Very Vaccine Free Australian Christmas 2015

Anti-vaccination activists in the secret Facebook group, Vaccine Free Australia, decided they would share some of their favourite one-liners which they use when family members harass, vilify and bully them at Christmas time. Deana Nichols kicked off the November 30 … Continue reading

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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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