Tuesday Jul 15
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.
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.
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.
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 .
California Whooping Cough Turns Into Epidemic
California's whooping cough problem has gotten bad and is on the verge of being considered an epidemic.