Texas faces worst whooping cough outbreak in 50 years; Indian court assessing pentavalent jabs;

> A whooping cough outbreak in Texas could be the worst in the state in 50 years. Article

> The Indian Supreme Court is to investigate adverse events linked to pentavalent vaccines. News

> The WHO has prequalified Sanofi's ($SNY) quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine, Menomune. Release

> Vical has laid off almost 40% of its workforce following the failure of its immunotherapy. Piece

> Slovakia is considering dropping plans to build an influenza vaccine manufacturing plant. Article

> India-based HLL Lifecare is buying vaccine production technology. News

> Japan is to begin producing an H7N9 flu vaccine. Item

> Valneva has posted positive Phase I results for its Clostridium difficile vaccine. Release