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  1. Parents Warned About Case Of Whooping Cough At Ridgefield HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The North Salem Daily Voice

    Parents are being warned after an individual at Ridgefield High School was diagnosed with pertussis - better known as whooping cough, according to the Ridgefield Press. The email sent to parents Wednesday from Stacey Gross, principal of Ridgefield High, did not specify whether the ill person was a student or staff member, the Ridgefield Press said.

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  2. Whooping cough cases triple in a week on P.E.I.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | CBC News

    Whooping cough symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, fever, and gradually worsening cough that often ends with a "whooping" sound that can cause the person to vomit. The number of lab-confirmed whooping cough cases has tripled in a week on P.E.I. - with 31 confirmed cases of the "While there has been an increase in cases over these past few days, this is not uncommon during an outbreak," a spokesperson from the Chief Public Health Office said in an email to CBC.

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  3. Whooping cough still lurks among the youngRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | Daily Times

    ... throw up. And night-time is terrible; that's when it really picks up." That description is quite typical for whooping cough, also called pertussis, and sure enough the nasal swab we used to test this little one came back the next day positive for ...

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  4. Parents warned after case of whooping cough reported at Lake County high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | WFTV Orlando

    ... le alerts. EUSTICE, Fla. - Officials in Lake County were warning parents to be on the lookout for symptoms of whooping cough after a Eustice High School student was diagnosed with the highly contagious disease.

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  5. Mahaska Health Partnership Explains Whooping CoughRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | Osky News

    Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, can cause serious illness in people of all ages, but can be especially dangerous for infants under one year of age. "Whooping cough usually starts off looking like a cold with a mild cough or fever," Mahaska Health Partnership Public Health Nurse Patty Malloy, RN, explained.

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  6. Whooping cough cases on the rise in SE MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    We're all used to the typical colds and flus that spread during the winter months but sometimes it can be something much worse. Pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough, are on the increase in Oakland County, in the southeast part of the state.

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  7. Help protect babies from whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The New Mexico Department of Health reports a rise in the number of infants in our state being diagnosed with whooping cough. Help protect babies from whooping cough The New Mexico Department of Health reports a rise in the number of infants in our state being diagnosed with whooping cough.

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  8. Officials report whooping cough outbreak in Eddy CountyRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Artesia Daily Press reports that according to the New Mexico Department of Health, there have been 20 cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, in Eddy County since Nov. 1, including 10 school-aged children. Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher says whooping cough is highly contagious and cause serious illness.

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  9. Md. biotech firm gets patent for its whooping cough drug candidateRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Daily Record

    A Maryland firm has received a patent for a drug it is developing to prevent and treat pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Synthetic Biologics Inc., a Rockville firm that develops therapeutics focused on the gut microbiome, received a U.S. composition of matter patent for the preclinical drug candidate, called SYN-005.

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  10. Free Whooping Cough vaccines offered this week in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    ... 30 and December 1. "Vaccination is the safest and easiest way to help stop the spread of pertussis, or whooping cough," said Secretary Murphy. "Since residents are still being diagnosed with whooping cough, the Department of Health wants to ensure ...

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  11. Free Whooping Cough vaccination clinic at Chambersburg High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    ... by severe coughing spells that end in a "whooping" sound when the person breathes in. The first symptoms of whooping cough are similar to those of a common cold including runny nose, sneezing, mild cough, and low-grade fever. After about one to two ...

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  12. Whooping cough vaccinations for pregnant Waikato womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Scoop

    Green Cross Health collaborates with Midlands Community Pharmacy Group to provide funded whooping cough vaccinations in pharmacies in an effort to protect babies against this serious illness in the Waikato region Pregnant Waikato mums now have access to free whooping cough vaccinations in selected community pharmacies in an effort to stop newborn babies contracting the potentially fatal illness. Green Cross Health, the group behind Unichem and Life Pharmacies, has partnered with the Midlands Community Pharmacy Group to offer the vaccinations free to women who are 28-38 weeks pregnant in selected pharmacies throughout the Waikato region.

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  13. Still time to get whooping cough boosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Local residents will have one more chance this week to get free Pertussis booster shots at a clinic run by the Pennsylvania Department of Health this afternoon and evening at Chambersburg Area Senior High School. Still time to get whooping cough booster CHAMBERSBURG - Local residents will have one more chance this week to get free Pertussis booster shots at a clinic run by the Pennsylvania Department of Health this afternoon and evening at Chambersburg Area Senior High School.

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  14. Whooping CoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    ... areas of Cumberland and Franklin counties because of a localized rise in cases of pertussis (whooping cough). To date, 47 cases of pertussis have been confirmed in the area. The Tdap clinics will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, November ...

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  15. Stomach pacemaker surgery allows Arkansas teen to savor life and pizza againRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Because gastroparesis is rare, it can be difficult to diagnosis. Hunter, for example, was told he might have whooping cough because his severe acid reflux was causing him to cough. Treatments can include medications; dietary changes, such as an ...

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  16. Whooping cough vaccinations draw crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    People waited through closing at the Chambersburg Area Senior High School Friday, where the Pennsylvania Department of Health was providing free whooping cough vaccines amid a local outbreak. Whooping cough vaccinations draw crowd People waited through closing at the Chambersburg Area Senior High School Friday, where the Pennsylvania Department of Health was providing free whooping cough vaccines amid a local outbreak.

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  17. 'Stomach Pacemaker' Surgery Allows Arkansas Teen to Savor Life - and Pizza - AgainRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | Newswise

    ... Because gastroparesis is rare, it can be difficult to diagnosis. Hunter, for example, was told he might have whooping cough because his severe acid reflux was causing him to cough. Treatments can include medications; dietary changes, such as an ...

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  18. Nunavut beefs up immunization to quell whooping cough outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Nunatsiaq News

    Nunavut's health minister George Hickes gets his flu shot in Iqaluit last month. The territorial health department plans to immunize all students from Grades 6-9 against whooping cough by the end of the year.

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  19. Free Whooping Cough vaccinations being offered in Cumberland and Franklin countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    ... areas of Cumberland and Franklin counties because of a localized rise in cases of pertussis (whooping cough). To date, 29 cases of pertussis have been confirmed in the area. The Tdap clinic will be held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Friday, November 11, ...

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  20. Four cases of whooping cough in Lancaster CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    Officials with the Pequea Valley School District confirm four cases of whooping cough. Three students and an adult have been impacted.

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