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HEALTH ALERT: Whooping Cough Outbreaks

Health Department confirms whooping cough outbreak

Health Department confirms whooping cough outbreakNW Florida Daily News

Health Department confirms whooping cough outbreak

The Okaloosa County Health Department has announced an outbreak of pertussis, or whooping cough, involving two infants and eight children, adolescents and adults. The outbreak brings the county’s total number of confirmed whooping cough cases to 13 this ...

Whooping cough outbreak has public health officials wary

Whooping cough outbreak has public health officials waryusatoday30.usatoday.com

Whooping cough outbreak has public health officials wary

Dr. Karen Landers, health officer with the Marion County Health Department here, said whooping cough outbreaks occur in epidemic levels every three to five years. "That's because pertussis circulates, and it never really is gone," she said. "Periodically ...

Health officials worried about whooping cough outbreak

Health officials worried about whooping cough outbreakFox 5 Sandiego

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 ...

HEALTH ALERT: Whooping Cough Outbreaks

HEALTH ALERT: Whooping Cough Outbreaks

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services says that because of high numbers of pertussis cases in Davidson, Forsyth and Rockingham counties, it's authorized the local health departments to provide vaccine at no charge to anyone, regardless of ...

California health officials: Whooping cough outbreak 'epidemic proportions'

California health officials: Whooping cough outbreak 'epidemic proportions'

California Department of Public Health director Ron Chapman says a whooping cough outbreak spreading across the state has sickened more than 800 people in the past two weeks alone. In a statement released Friday, Chapman urged Californians to take steps to ...

Growing outbreaks of whooping cough raise health fears

Growing outbreaks of whooping cough raise health fears

Growing outbreaks of whooping cough " including a California epidemic that has killed six babies " are worrying public health officials who fear that sporadic vaccination practices may be contributing to dangerous cases of the preventable disease.

Mobile Experiencing Whooping Cough Outbreak

Mobile Experiencing Whooping Cough Outbreak

Mobile, Ala. Health officials in Mobile say the number of cases of whooping cough continues to climb. Whooping cough is the common name for pertussis, which is very contagious and is most often characterized by an uncontrollable, violent cough. WKRG-TV ...

Health Officials Warn Texas Is Facing A Record-Breaking Whooping Cough Outbreak

Health Officials Warn Texas Is Facing A Record-Breaking Whooping Cough OutbreakThink Progress

Health Officials Warn Texas Is Facing A Record-Breaking Whooping Cough Outbreak

Texas is on track to experience the worst whooping cough outbreak that the state has seen in 60 years, according to health officials. The state’s health department issued a health alert on Tuesday, encouraging residents to make sure their vaccinations ...

Health district investigates whooping cough outbreak in Mattawa, Quincy

Health district investigates whooping cough outbreak in Mattawa, QuincyiFIBER One News

Health district investigates whooping cough outbreak in Mattawa, Quincy

MATTAWA " The Grant County Health District is investigating three confirmed cases of whooping cough. The cases appeared in "migrant ... we are considering this a local outbreak,” stated Dr. Alexander Brzezny, the Grant County health officer.

Texas Issues Health Alert for Whooping Cough Outbreak

Texas Issues Health Alert for Whooping Cough OutbreakThe Center for Public Intergrity

Texas Issues Health Alert for Whooping Cough Outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas - With the number of cases of whooping cough in Texas on pace to hit a high not seen since the 1950s, a public health alert has now been issued. Already this year, said Chris Van Deusen, a press officer for the Texas Department of State ...

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