Scientists from Trinity College Dublin are to play a central role in the research for a new whooping cough vaccine. Photograph: iStock

A disease doctors thought had long gone has come back to cause illness and even death. But an international team of scientists has been formed to help(...)

Prof Bernard Mahon said the vaccine has had successful initial trials in humans.

Scientists have come up with a new vaccine that doesn’t require needle injection and is safe enough for a newborn baby. The research group included a (...)