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  1. Public Health Urges Prenatal Immunization to Combat Pertussis RiskRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Fillmore Gazette

    California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned parents about the continued dangers of pertussis . The disease has already caused one infant death and at least 126 infant hospitalizations in California this year.

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  2. Public Health Urges Prenatal Immunization to Combat Pertussis RiskRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | San Diego NewsCape

    California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned parents about the continued dangers of pertussis . The disease has already caused one infant death and at least 126 infant hospitalizations in California this year.

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  3. Pertussis in Central OtagoRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Scoop

    There have been six confirmed cases of pertussis in Wanaka and Hawea and a further six cases are probable with a number of other laboratory results pending. Of the six confirmed cases five are from unvaccinated people, and five are children.

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  4. Public health officials warn about whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | KRON 4

    State health officials on Monday warned parents about the continued dangers of pertussis and called on expecting mothers to act as a first line of defense against the highly contagious disease. Commonly known as whooping cough, the disease has already led to one infant death and is being blamed for at least 126 infant hospitalizations in California so far this year, according to the California Department of Public Health .

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  5. State issues pertussis warning, urges vaccinations for pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Davis Enterprise

    California's ongoing pertussis epidemic has state officials urging pregnant women to get vaccinated in order to protect their newborns from the potentially fatal disease. "Vaccinated mothers pass protective antibodies to their infants during pregnancy," said Dr. Karen Smith, the state's public health director and health officer.

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  6. Pertussis reports from Central OtagoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Scoop

    This week, Public Health South has been notified of at least five cases of people with pertussis in Wanaka and Hawea. There are also two confirmed cases in the Taieri area outside of Dunedin.

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  7. whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Cases of pertussis have been recently diagnosed in Sunrise Health Region. Pertussis is a serious infection of the respiratory system.

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  8. Whooping cough outbreak travels west from Jefferson to SequimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... County, which has had an ongoing outbreak since March, has had 27 confirmed cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis. Whooping cough is a serious respiratory infection caused by the pertussis bacteria, which begins with cold-like symptoms ...

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  9. Whooping cough cases on rise in SampsonRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    At this time last year, the Sampson County Health Department investigated approximately 40 cases of Pertussis in Sampson County. We anticipate this will happen again this year, and whether we like it or not, Pertussis has begun to appear again this summer.

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  10. Officials encourage Pertussis vaccineRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    In all last year, between May and September, the Sampson County Health Department reported nearly 40 cases of the common respiratory disease, Pertussis. With the increased number of cases last year, health officials are encouraging people of all ages to be immunized with the vaccine.

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  11. Is the Whooping Cough Resurgence Due to Vaccinated People Not Knowing They're Infectious?Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Health News Digest

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  12. Study: Acellular vaccines may have contributed to recent pertussis outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Medical News

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  13. Is Pertussis Resurgence Due to Vaccinated People Not Knowing They are Infectious?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Infection Control Today

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  14. Study: Whooping cough resurgence due to vaccinated people not knowing they're infectious?Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  15. Whooping Cough On The Rise Because Of Vaccinated CarriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... office for a booster shot. The latter reason has been largely blamed for the resurgence of the infectious disease pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Pertussis causes its sufferers to have frightening coughing fits, among other symptoms, and ...

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  16. Discovery provides basis for new pertussis treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Medical News

    The worldwide spreading of the whooping cough, also known as pertussis, has substantially increased since 2010. Researchers from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, have investigated structure and function of an important membrane protein of the bacterium causing pertussis.

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  17. Whooping Cough Vaccine May Not Prevent People From Becoming Healthy But Contagious CarriersRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Medical Daily

    ... office for a booster shot. The latter reason has been largely blamed for the resurgence of the infectious disease pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Pertussis causes its sufferers to have frightening coughing fits, among other symptoms, and ...

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  18. Whooping cough resurgence due to vaccinated people not knowing they are infectious?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Pertussis cases in the United States from 1922 through 2012 and in the UK from 1940 through 2013. Shaded regions correspond to the pre-vaccine era, the DTP era, and the DTaP era, respectively.

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  19. Is the Whooping Cough Resurgence Due to Vaccinated People Not Knowing They're Infectious?Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Newswise

    ... times greater than those transmitting with symptoms. In the 1950s, highly successful vaccines based on inactivated pertussis cells (the bacteria that causes whooping cough) drove infection rates in the U.S. below one case per 100,000 people. But ...

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  20. EXCLUSIVE: North-West Surgeon exposed patients to whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... cough in the last month. The Advocate understands that the general surgeon, who had contracted whooping cough or pertussis, a notifiable disease, continued to see patients. THO North-West director of medical services Ross Duncan said that the ...

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