Friday May 17
Whooping cough cases rise in Sussex
Latest figures reveal there have been 136 cases of the disease so far this year compared to 71 four weeks earlier.
Whooping cough spreads in Weld schools
Whooping cough has been reported in 15 Weld County schools, where levels of the illness have climbed to the highest in 20 years.
The Summit Daily News
Despite statewide epidemic, Summit County steers clear of whooping cough
Whooping Cough symptoms > Persistent cough that lasts for weeks > As cough worsens, it forces all the air out of the lungs, causing a big in-drawn breath that makes a 'whoop' sound > Runny nose > Low-grade fever > In infants the most common symptom is apnea, which is when they struggle to breathe or stop altogether.
Pertussis occurring in Garfield County children
Staff Report As of Monday, April 8, Garfield County Public health officials had confirmed four cases of people who tested positive for pertussis, or whooping cough.