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Whooping cough outbreak in California reaches epidemic proportions

Whooping cough outbreak in California reaches epidemic proportionsExaminer

Whooping cough outbreak in California reaches epidemic proportions

By mid-June, so many cases of whooping cough had been reported that the California Department of Public Health proclaimed the state to be in the middle of a whooping cough epidemic. At this point, the facts don't lie. The Golden state has a real health ...

Whooping cough outbreak strikes county where 95 percent of children are vaccinated

Whooping cough outbreak strikes county where 95 percent of children are vaccinatedNatural News

Whooping cough outbreak strikes county where 95 percent of children are vaccinated

(NaturalNews) One of the most vaccine-compliant counties in northern California is experiencing one of the worst whooping cough outbreaks in the entire state ... stated Dr. Constance Caldwell, Yolo County Health Officer, to reporters.

Whooping cough outbreak spreads in Mattawa

Whooping cough outbreak spreads in MattawaKREM

Whooping cough outbreak spreads in Mattawa

Grant County had four confirmed cases of whooping ... cough in July. The Grant County Health Officer recommended antibiotics for at least 210 people who came in close contact with the sick patients in Mattawa and Quincy. Officials said the outbreak was ...

Whooping cough outbreak hits Monterey County.

Whooping cough outbreak hits Monterey County.Monterey County Weekly

Whooping cough outbreak hits Monterey County.

As reports of whooping cough soared in mid-June, the California Department of Public Health declared an epidemic and urged vaccinations for expecting moms and babies. Since then, the problem has continued to rise, statewide and locally. Monterey County ...

Whooping Cough Epidemic Spreads In California

Whooping Cough Epidemic Spreads In California

Whooping cough surges every three to five years, but Dr. Dean Blumberg of the UC Davis Health System says this year is terrible. “We had a big outbreak in 2010 so it wasn’t completely unexpected to have another uptick in cases this year but it’s ...

Pertussis Outbreak among migrant farm workers near Mattawa

Pertussis Outbreak among migrant farm workers near MattawaColumbia Basin Herald

Pertussis Outbreak among migrant farm workers near Mattawa

MATTAWA " Grant County Health District (GCHD) staff members are investigating three cases of pertussis (whooping cough) and 210 people that came ... we are considering this a local outbreak,” Dr. Alexander Brzezny, Grant County health officer, said.

Doctors Encourage Vaccines in Light of Whooping Cough Resurgence

Doctors Encourage Vaccines in Light of Whooping Cough Resurgence

Modern vaccinations nearly wiped it out, but the stubborn disease, commonly known as whooping cough, has reemerged in recent years. Now, in an attempt to control the outbreak, doctors and health officials are urging susceptible people to get booster shots ...

LA Unified offers shots to stall rise of whooping cough

LA Unified offers shots to stall rise of whooping coughlaschoolreport.com

LA Unified offers shots to stall rise of whooping cough

In response to a surge in cases of whooping cough, LA Unified is helping ... middle and high school outbreaks being reported across the state, according to the California Department of Public Health. As of July 8, a total of 5,393 cases have been ...

Whooping cough: Pregnancy jab plans extended

Whooping cough: Pregnancy jab plans extendedBBC

Whooping cough: Pregnancy jab plans extended

Pregnant women in the UK are to be routinely vaccinated against whooping cough to protect ... about future outbreaks and advised women continue to be vaccinated for the next five years. Prof John Watson, deputy chief medical officer, said: "It's an ...

Whooping cough cited as a growing problem in the state by health department

Whooping cough cited as a growing problem in the state by health departmentCounty 10

Whooping cough cited as a growing problem in the state by health department

With continued growth in reported pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year, Fremont County Public Health and the Wyoming Department ... but other states have seen large outbreaks with a number of infant deaths,” Braund said. Braund said the Tdap ...

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