Bordetella pertussis and Whooping Cough

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Design and animation by Dr. Maja Divjak

Thank you to Sonya Pemberton, Creative Director of Genepool Productions for use of whooping cough footage from the documentary 'Jabbed- love, fear and vaccines'. For more information on 'Jabbed- love, fear and vaccines' please visit

This animation was created for the Gene Technology Access Centre, Melbourne, Australia ( and officially selected for the Raw Science Film Festival 2016.

This animation won an Award of Exceptional Merit for Environmental/Health PSA and Viewer Impact: Content/Message Delivery categories and an Award of Excellence for SFX Animation at the Doctors Without Borders Film Festival 2017.

This animation also won the Warren Sturgis Motion Media Award and a Citation of Merit in the Motion Media: Video category at BioImages 2017