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2 years 10 months ago

Cases of whooping cough confirmed in Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Health officials have confirmed several cases of whooping cough at a charter school in Greeley, prompting school officials to tell 40 students who aren't immunized to stay home. The Greeley Tribune reports there are at least seven confirmed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, at University...

3 years 2 months ago

Several more cases of whooping cough in Graham

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say four additional cases of whooping cough have been identified at an Alamance County elementary school. The county Health Department says it didn't order lab tests to confirm the diagnosis because the people have whooping cough symptoms and were in contact with the three children...

4 years 4 months ago

Whooping cough on the rise in Colorado

Due to a notable increase in the number of pertussis or whooping cough cases reported in Colorado since July, the state health department is recommending expanded use of vaccine for various age groups. From July 1 through Nov. 13 of this year, 229 pertussis cases have been reported, compared...

4 years 7 months ago

Whooping Cough confirmed in Pueblo

Two Whooping Cough cases have been confirmed in Pueblo, prompting the health department to issue a warning to parents to make sure their children are vaccinated. The medical name for Whooping Cough is Pertussis. Your children should be up-to-date on their TDaP vaccine and booster shots. If you have...

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