Professor David Salisbury, director of immunisation at the Department of Health, said:
Whooping cough is highly contagious and infants are particularly vulnerable. Thirteen infants have died as a result of whooping cough this year and there have been nearly 400 cases of the disease in children under three months old. It's vital that babies are protected from the day they are born - that's why we are encouraging all pregnant women to be vaccinated.
More top news
Zalkalns was jailed in his native Latvia for eight years in 1988 after he admitted killing his wife with a piece of electrical equipment.
The family of a woman who died in a queue of ambulances outside hospital are demanding action so that this doesn't happen again.
Torture is so routine in Nigeria that some police stations appoint an 'officer in charge of torture' according to Amnesty International UK.