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HEALTH ALERT: Whooping Cough Outbreaks

Whooping cough outbreaks have been reported in schools statewide

Whooping cough outbreaks have been reported in schools statewide

California's whooping cough ... Public Health reported that 6,930 cases have been reported in California since Jan. 1. That's a rate of infection on track to triple the 2,532 cases recorded for all of 2013. Elementary, middle and high school outbreaks ...

Vaccination could halt ‘troubling’ spike in whooping cough cases: Idaho health officials

Vaccination could halt ‘troubling’ spike in whooping cough cases: Idaho health officialsRaw Story

Vaccination could halt ‘troubling’ spike in whooping cough cases: Idaho health officials

The 241 cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, reported in Idaho from January to July compares to the 122 and 129 cases reported during the same period in 2013 and 2012 respectively. The Idaho Department of Health described the latest outbreak as ...

Bathurst laid low by whooping cough and flu

Bathurst laid low by whooping cough and fluWestern Advocate

Bathurst laid low by whooping cough and flu

LOCAL health officials have confirmed outbreaks of the flu and whooping cough across the Bathurst region. The illnesses have struck offices and classrooms across Bathurst and laid low dozens of people. Western NSW Local Health District communicable ...

Whooping cough cases on the rise locally

Whooping cough cases on the rise locallyCadillac News

Whooping cough cases on the rise locally

CADILLAC " In his 20 years as a medical director of public health agencies, Dr. Robert Graham has never seen as many cases of whooping cough as he is seeing right ... but it rarely may be up to three weeks. The outbreak "is quite extensive, and it ...

Whooping Cough

Whooping Cough

certainly hasn't been eliminated as a public health problem. The incidence of whooping cough has decreased by more than 90% over the last 50 years, but there are still outbreaks. While most other diseases that are vaccinated against in childhood are ...

State requiring whooping cough, meningitis shots for seventh-graders

State requiring whooping cough, meningitis shots for seventh-gradersTwinCities Pioneer Press

State requiring whooping cough, meningitis shots for seventh-graders

Minnesota saw an influx of whooping cough that peaked in 2012 with 4,639 cases reported, state health records show ... It is rarely fatal. Outbreaks of the infection tend to occur in three- to five-year cycles due, in part, to the vaccine only being ...

Whooping cough cases up in Weber, Davis

Whooping cough cases up in Weber, DavisOgden Standard-Examiner

Whooping cough cases up in Weber, Davis

who works in Davis County Health Department’s communicable disease and epidemiology division, said pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has become more common in the United States. The disease tends to peak every three to five years, with outbreaks ...

Whooping cough: Number of new cases remains high in California, especially among kids

Whooping cough: Number of new cases remains high in California, especially among kids89.3 KPCC

Whooping cough: Number of new cases remains high in California, especially among kids

The California Department of Public Health is reporting 760 new cases of whooping ... to make sure their kids who are heading back to class get vaccinated, as whooping cough outbreaks have been reported at schools throughout California.

State reports spike in whooping cough diagnoses in northern, eastern Maine

State reports spike in whooping cough diagnoses in northern, eastern Maine

Whooping ... cough this year, according to a health advisory issued by the Maine CDC on Aug. 4. The majority of cases involve people between the ages of 7 and 19. Maine recorded 332 cases last year, following a historic spike of 737 cases amid a national ...

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Idaho; officials say anti-vaccination beliefs a factor

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Idaho; officials say anti-vaccination beliefs a factorOregonLive

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Idaho; officials say anti-vaccination beliefs a factor

the Health District reports. One of the most under-vaccinated diseases is the highly contagious and potentially deadly pertussis " commonly known as whooping cough. Oregon has seen its own outbreaks of whooping cough, including one case at Milwaukie High ...

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