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  1. Whooping cough is still aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Daily Times

    ... too bad overall, I was having prolonged fits of coughing that left me gasping. By the time I'd realized I had whooping cough (WC), also known as pertussis, most of my family was starting down the same road. What a fine present to bring home from the ...

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  2. Whooping cough outbreak hits TaurangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... has everything you need to find your dream home. In 2017, Tauranga recorded a total of 75 cases of whooping cough. This year to date, there have been 155 cases. Toi Te Ora Public Health Organisation chief medical officer Dr Phil Shoemack said it ...

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  3. A cough can be a signal of many different maladiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Daily Times

    ... or tickle in their throat that only goes away when the med is stopped. Less common, but very important, is whooping cough or pertussis. This has been called the 100-day cough, and this is no exaggeration. In infants and toddlers it can sometimes be ...

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  4. San Bernardino County Baby Dies From Whooping CoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | CBS Local

    SAN BERNARDINO - California health officials say an infant has died from whooping cough - the first such infant death in the state since 2016. The Department of Public Health said Tuesday that the baby was from San Bernardino County but didn't provide any other details.

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  5. Southern California child is first to die from whooping cough in state since 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    A San Bernardino County infant has died from whooping cough, the first infant the disease has claimed since 2016 statewide, county health officials said Tuesday July 17. Whooping cough outbreaks are not uncommon in California and tend to occur once every three to five years, according to a statement released by the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health. California experienced a whooping cough epidemic in 2014 when 11,000 cases were reported statewide.

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  6. Whooping cough deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Daily Breeze

    The Tdap vaccination is a combination vaccine that protects against three potentially life-threatening bacterial diseases: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis and is a back-to-school institution for middle schoolers from the ages of 10 to 13. A San Bernardino County infant has died from whooping cough, the first infant the disease has claimed since 2016 statewide, county health officials said Tuesday July 17. Whooping cough outbreaks are not uncommon in California and tend to occur once every three to five years , according to a statement released by the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health. California experienced a whooping cough epidemic in 2014 when 11,000 cases were reported statewide .

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  7. San Bernardino County child is first to die from whooping cough in California since 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    The Tdap vaccination is a combination vaccine that protects against three potentially life-threatening bacterial diseases: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis and is a back-to-school institution for middle schoolers from the ages of 10 to 13. A San Bernardino County infant has died from whooping cough, the first infant the disease has claimed since 2016 statewide, county health officials said Tuesday July 17. Whooping cough outbreaks are not uncommon in California and tend to occur once every three to five years , according to a statement released by the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health. California experienced a whooping cough epidemic in 2014 when 11,000 cases were reported statewide .

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  8. Whooping Cough Cases Jump From 5 To 11 In Santa Cruz Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | SFGate

    Cases of whooping cough in Santa Cruz County have increased from five in 2017 to 11 in the first four months of 2018, county officials reported. Early symptoms of whooping cough can include a runny nose, low-grade fever, mild, occasional cough and apnea or paused breathing in babies.

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  9. Whooping Cough Symptoms: 4 Cases Confirmed In Buncombe County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Medical Daily

    Whooping cough is an illness caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. Before vaccines for the cough were made available in the 1940s, it was classified as a childhood disease.

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  10. Whooping cough confirmed in Cerro Gordo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | KIMT

    The County Department of Public Health says it is investigating instances of the disease in the Mason City Community School District and among staff at the McDonald's at 2010 S. Federal Ave.. "Our biggest concern right now is to stop the spread of whooping cough within our community", said Jeni Stiles, Infectious Disease Nurse at the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health.

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  11. Woodland Public Schools reports 4 cases of whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | The Columbian

    Woodland Public Schools officials sent letters home to families Wednesday alerting them to four confirmed cases of whooping cough in the district and warning that students might have been exposed. In the letter home, the district wrote that whooping cough, or pertussis, "is a highly contagious disease that is spread through the air by coughing" and is often severe in small infants.

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  12. County Warns of Potential Whooping Cough EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | NBC San Diego

    The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is urging pregnant women to get immunized against whooping cough amid a possible epidemic. Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is expected to reach epidemic levels based on the San Diego County's historical records, the county's communications department said.

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  13. Whooping cough cases could flare up as children head back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    Whooping cough symptoms usually appear a week after infection and start out like a common cold - runny nose, sneezing, slight fever and a mild irritating cough. With children heading back to school, the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board is concerned the outbreak might spread as children mix together in groups.

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  14. Success Comes When You've Mastered Your MindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    ... Control and Prevention (CDC) recently recommended a strategy called "cocooning" to protect infants against whooping cough and other infectious diseases. Cocooning is the practice of vaccinating all close contacts, keeping all those around the infant ...

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  15. Success Comes When You've Mastered Your MindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | News Times

    ... Control and Prevention (CDC) recently recommended a strategy called "cocooning" to protect infants against whooping cough and other infectious diseases. Cocooning is the practice of vaccinating all close contacts, keeping all those around the infant ...

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  16. Ignorance puts babies at risk of whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Health experts are warning thousands of Kiwi babies could be exposed to whooping cough as a new survey shows many people are ignorant and complacent about the potentially deadly disease. A nationwide outbreak of whooping cough was declared last year, with over 1300 people contracting the disease since the beginning of 2017.

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  17. Complacency Putting Kiwi Infants at Risk - ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Scoop

    Health experts are warning thousands of Kiwi infants could be exposed to whooping cough this summer; with new research showing many adults are complacent or fail to understand how to prevent the spread of the disease.1 The warning comes as health officials declare a nationwide outbreak of whooping cough with over 1300 New Zealanders contracting the disease since the beginning of 2017.2 Whooping cough is a potentially deadly illness for babies especially caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, one of the most contagious diseases affecting the human population.3,4 Dr Helen Petousis-Harris, Senior Lecturer, Dept General Practice and Primary Health Care of the University of Auckland, says worryingly Kiwis are failing to understand how easily the disease can be transmitted, as evident in the latest study.1 The research found that almost all respondents had heard of whooping cough ... (more)

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  18. Massachusetts woman breaks her rib from coughing so hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... to three months or more, and can make babies and young children in particular very ill. The first symptoms of whooping cough are similar to those of a cold, such as a runny nose, red and watery eyes, a sore throat, and a slightly raised temperature. ...

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  19. Education 24 mins ago 11:16 p.m.Two confirmed cases of whooping cough at Grapevine High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Whooping cough is a vaccine-preventable infection however, it can be easily transmitted among school-age children once the vaccine preventative begins to fade. In the beginning, symptoms of whooping cough are much like the common cold -- fever, runny nose and a cough.

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  20. Whooping cough confirmed at Grapevine-Colleyville ISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A 10th-grade student at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD has a confirmed cases of whooping cough, the district said Tuesday in a letter to parents. Whooping cough, also known as Pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial respiratory infection.

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