Whooping cough vax urged for new mothers; Novartis inks vaccine deal with Intercell;

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Health officials say that a sudden surge in cases of whooping cough should be countered by making sure that all new mothers get vaccinated against the disease. Report

Novartis has inked a deal to distribute Intercell's Japanese encephalitis vaccine in Japan ands South Korea. Story

An epidemic of dengue fever has broken out in Australia. The number of confirmed cases in North Queensland has risen to 179. Story

An epidemic of meningitis has killed 18 people in Uganda, spurring a mass vaccination drive in the country. Report