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HEALTH ALERT: Whooping Cough Outbreaks

Whooping Cough Vaccine Won’t Prohibit Contagiousness ; Health Agencies Attempt New Strategies

Whooping Cough Vaccine Won’t Prohibit Contagiousness ; Health Agencies Attempt New StrategiesThe Inquisitr

Whooping Cough Vaccine Won’t Prohibit Contagiousness ; Health Agencies Attempt New Strategies

including 18 deaths after whooping cough infection. Health officials needed to know what was causing the outbreaks. The public got a new vaccine for whooping cough in the 1990′s. Previously, kids were given the whole-cell pertussis vaccine, but for ...

Dr. Oz talks measles and pertussis outbreaks, and Ayurvedic weight loss

Dr. Oz talks measles and pertussis outbreaks, and Ayurvedic weight lossExaminer

Dr. Oz talks measles and pertussis outbreaks, and Ayurvedic weight loss

Dr. Oz is alarmed by the recent outbreaks of the measles, whooping cough (also known as pertussis), and a polio-like virus that have stumped health officials who thought we had already wiped out these deadly viruses. During the past two months, there have ...

Whooping cough on the rise in San Diego, even for the vaccinated

Whooping cough on the rise in San Diego, even for the vaccinated

Ten people who were up to date on their vaccinations came down with pertussis recently and health officials said this week that San Diego County was on pace toward having its worst year for "whooping cough" cases since 2010. The recent outbreaks pushed ...

7 whooping cough cases confirmed around Helena

7 whooping cough cases confirmed around Helena

Health officials ... consider it an outbreak. Wandel says the cases began appearing this month and have affected children from preschool to high school ages. Four of the seven cases have been reported at Capital High School. Whooping cough, or pertussis ...

Outbreaks are a warning sign for all of us

Outbreaks are a warning sign for all of usNorth Umberland News

Outbreaks are a warning sign for all of us

Measles is only one example; there have been increases in diagnoses of whooping cough and even shingles. While the public may express surprise at the measles outbreaks, those same health professionals who celebrated in 1998 are not surprised. Infectious ...

Vaccine offered to pregnant women amid whooping cough outbreak

Vaccine offered to pregnant women amid whooping cough outbreakCalgary Herald

Vaccine offered to pregnant women amid whooping cough outbreak

As a new whooping cough outbreak circulates in southern Alberta, doctor offices and public health clinics in the region are offering vaccine to pregnant women in the hopes of providing some immunity to vulnerable infants once they’re born. The provincial ...

Whooping cough outbreak being investigated

Whooping cough outbreak being investigated

ALBANY, GA -- The Southwest Public Health District has announced that they are investigating an outbreak of whooping cough in Colquitt, Mitchell and Thomas counties, with additional cases being confirmed in other counties. “Pertussis, or whooping cough ...

Health officials worried about whooping cough outbreak

Health officials worried about whooping cough outbreak

SAN DIEGO " Five children who were up to date on their vaccinations have come down with pertussis recently in San Diego County and county health officials worried Friday that the contagion of “whooping cough” will spread. The total number of ...

Public Health Inv. Whooping Cough Outbreak

Public Health Inv. Whooping Cough Outbreak

Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant, said today. Additional cases have also been confirmed in other counties. "Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an infection caused by bacteria," Grant said. "It spreads easily through the air when ...

HEALTH ALERT: Whooping Cough Outbreaks

HEALTH ALERT: Whooping Cough Outbreaks

Continued outbreaks of whooping cough across North Carolina have led state health officials to encourage residents of all ages to be immunized. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services says that because of high numbers of pertussis cases in ...

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