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Tuesday Jul 15 | Boston.com

Doctors Encourage Vaccines In Light of Whooping Cough Resurgence

Boston, MA., 07/07/14, Two month old Saoirse Ball, gets the whooping cough vaccine at Mass General Hospital.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Fox News

How to protect your child from whooping cough

Pertussis, known by its common name whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease that affects an estimated 48.5 million people worldwide each year, and results in almost 300,000 deaths.

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Related Topix: Health, Common Cold, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Jun 27, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Whooping cough rate low in SLO County, but officials urge vigilance

San Luis Obispo County has so far sidestepped the worst of a statewide whooping cough epidemic, but health officials say residents still should be vigilant about keeping themselves and their children healthy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, San Luis Obispo County, CA, Epidemiology

NBC San Diego

Pertussis Cases Nearly Double 2013's Total

The 2014 number of pertussis cases has nearly doubled last year's total in San Diego County, according to new data from the county Health and Human Services Agency .

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sat Jun 14, 2014

WebProNews

California Whooping Cough Turns Into Epidemic

California's whooping cough problem has gotten bad and is on the verge of being considered an epidemic.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vaccinations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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