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  1. Parents Warned of Increase in SD Whooping Cough CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | NBC San Diego

    Parents among others are being warned by county health officials of an increase in pertussis, or whooping cough , cases compared to this time last year.


  2. 2nd Case of Whopping Cough Confirmed in WYRead the original story

    Monday Mar 17 | KTWO

    Submitted By: K2 News Desk, Parents and guardians at University Park Elementary School have been notified of a confirmed case of Pertussis in a child who attends school there.


  3. Soapbox: Vaccination column lacks research, solid examplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | Fort Collins Coloradoan

    ... of the issues with your piece, which tend to undermine any credibility you have on the subject matter. You use pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, as an example and claim that vaccination is the controllable mitigating factor against ...


  4. Whooping Cough Case Confirmed in WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | KGWN

    ... the Health Department with worries. Play the video courtesy Cody O'Hara from KGWN's news partner in Casper. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease. It is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. ...


  5. Health official: Whooping cough may be on the rise in IndianaRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    The DTaP vaccine is used to prevent whooping cough. Also called pertussis, the condition can lead to pneumonia or seizures, although cases usually are mild in children and adults.


  6. Whooping cough case confirmed in CarmelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... urging them to keep their children home if they exhibit any symptoms. The medical condition officially known as pertussis is commonly called whooping cough because it can bring on intense coughing spells followed by long gasps for air. According to ...


  7. Whooping cough outbreak affects Weber CountyRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... letters to parents about the outbreak earlier this week. Weber-Morgan nurse Amy Carter says whooping cough, or pertussis, symptoms can last as long as three months if left untreated. The disease is characterized by severe coughing fits and often ...


  8. Whooping cough outbreak hits northern UtahRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Weber-Morgan Health Department officials are working with parents and teachers to contain the contagious bacterial disease, also known as pertussis, which is circulating in several schools in Weber County.


  9. 31 affected in Weber County pertussis outbreak are recoveringRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | KSL-TV

    An infant has been hospitalized and 30 people are being evaluated following an outbreak of pertussis in some Weber County schools, officials reported.


  10. Second case of whooping cough found at NHSRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | The Newberg Graphic

    Nearly four weeks after Newberg School District officials announced that a high school student had been diagnosed with pertussis, better known as whooping cough, the school announced Feb. 11 that a second case had been discovered at the high school.


  11. Icon for FDA Voice blog post.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | US Food and Drug Administration

    ... in the Office of Vaccines Research and Review (OVRR) took a big step in solving the mystery of why the rates of pertussis (whooping cough) in the United States have been increasing since the 1980s - despite widespread use of a pertussis vaccine. ...


  12. Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - Fact Sheet for ParentsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | AHRQ Innovations Exchange

    This consumer fact sheet presents information on the symptoms of pertussis, as well as the benefits and risks of vaccination.


  13. First Confirmed Whooping Cough Death since 2010; Monterey County...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | Monterey County Health Department

    Pertussis , better known as whooping cough, has claimed the life of a Riverside County infant less than six months of age, the California Department of Public Health announced today.


  14. Whooping cough outbreak in DelawareRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | 6 ABC

    Delaware's Division of Public Health is investigating a cluster of pertussis, or whooping cough cases, in the central portion of the state.


  15. Aspen schools report second case of whooping cougRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2014 | The Aspen Times

    ... by the Public Health Department. "We send this notice not to alarm but to encourage vigilance about observing for pertussis symptoms and seeking medical attention if needed," the email reads. Pertussis is a contagious illness that spreads when an ...


  16. Whooping Cough Cases Increase In Buhl and FilerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Health officials have identified numerous cases of pertussis in the last two weeks in Filer and Buhl.


  17. Whooping cough hits homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 |

    ... for dinner? A Foster Farms plant is shut down for sickening processing conditions. A recent spike in cases of pertussis , or whooping cough, in Butte County has prompted health officials to release a reminder that the illness is particularly ...


  18. Two cases of Pertussis reported in Suwannee CountyRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | Suwanee Democrat

    Two cases of pertussis, better known as "whooping cough", have been reported in Suwannee County and health officials are encouraging residents to ensure they have been vaccinated against the disease.


  19. New Market Study, "Pertussis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013", Has Been PublishedRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | SBWire

    GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Pertussis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Pertussis clinical trial scenario.


  20. New Market Research Report: Pertussis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 |

    GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Pertussis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Pertussis clinical trial scenario.