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  1. Number of Yolo County whooping cough cases doubled in past monthRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Daily Democrat

    ... the number of Yolo County cases jumped from 37 to 80 in the past month. "We have already seen over 5,400 cases of pertussis in California this year as compared to a total of 2,372 cases in all of 2013," said Constance Caldwell, Yolo County health ...

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  2. California Experiencing a Whooping Cough EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Desert Star Weekly

    The number of pertussis cases in the state has reached epidemic proportions it was reported today by Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health and state health officer.

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  3. Ralphs Pharmacies continue to offer Tdap vaccinations for whooping cough in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Medical News

    As the number of pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough , reaches epidemic proportions in California, Ralphs Pharmacies continue to offer Tdap vaccinations at its 85 in-store pharmacies throughout Southern California.

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  4. California Whooping Cough Epidemic ContinuesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 28 | KION 46

    The number of pertussis or whooping cough cases on the Central Coast and state continues to climb according to the California Department of Public Health.

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  5. Third baby dies: Whooping cough cases continue to increase in Humboldt and statewideRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 28 | The Willits News

    ... the sex of the baby, citing privacy reasons. Two other infants who died this year from whooping cough, also called pertussis, were from Placer and Riverside counties. Whooping cough tends to occur in cycles, with peaks every three to five years. In ...

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  6. California whooping cough cases now labeled an epidemicRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... women to get vaccinated. We also urge parents to vaccinate infants as soon as possible." Whooping cough, or pertussis, is cyclical and peaks every three to five years. The last peak in California occurred in 2010, when a total of 9,159 cases were ...

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  7. 37 whooping cough cases reported in Yolo County in 2014Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    ... County, these cases represent ages from six weeks to 60 years old. "We are in the midst of a statewide epidemic of pertussis," said Constance Caldwell, Yolo County Health Officer. Pertussis causes severe coughing that may last for several weeks, ...

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  8. California Experiencing a Whooping Cough EpidemicRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    The number of pertussis cases in the state has reached epidemic proportions it was reported Friday by Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health and state health officer.

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  9. Whooping Cough Epidemic in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | East Bay Express

    The California Department of Public Health has declared a pertussis epidemic, reporting thousands of cases of the disease across the state.

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  10. Whooping Cough Epidemic in Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    ... epidemic proportions, the California Department of Public Health reported. Whooping cough, known to doctors as pertussis, has experienced a resurgence this year with more than 3,400 new cases reported between Jan. 1 and June 10, according a ...

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  11. California whooping cough cases now labeled an epidemicRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... women to get vaccinated. We also urge parents to vaccinate infants as soon as possible." Whooping cough, or pertussis, is cyclical and peaks every three to five years. The last peak in California occurred in 2010, when a total of 9,159 cases were ...

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  12. Whooping Cough Reaches Epidemic ProportionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... epidemic proportions, the California Department of Public Health reported. Whooping cough, known to doctors as pertussis, has experienced a resurgence this year with more than 3,400 new cases reported between Jan. 1 and June 10, according a ...

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  13. California Whooping Cough Outbreak Declared An Epidemic; Vaccination And Booster Shots RecommendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Medical Daily

    In the last two weeks, California has reported more than 800 new cases of pertussis , a highly contagious respiratory disease that commonly affects young children and can even be fatal for infants.

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  14. Whooping cough epidemicRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... women to get vaccinated. We also urge parents to vaccinate infants as soon as possible." Whooping cough, or pertussis, is cyclical and peaks every three to five years. The last peak in California occurred in 2010, when a total of 9,159 cases were ...

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  15. Whooping cough outbreak in Monterey CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | KSBW-TV

    In Santa Cruz County, 35 cases of pertussis have been confirmed so far this year.

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  16. California whooping cough cases so far this year have surpassed total number in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... to continue to rise. The California Department of Public Health said it has received reports of 2,649 cases of pertussis from Jan. 1 to May 27. More than 800 cases were reported in April alone, the highest monthly count since the 2010 epidemic, when ...

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  17. Whooping coughRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... Dr. Matt Willis, Marin County's public health officer. "We're not far off from what we recognize as being epidemic pertussis." The latest figures concern state health department officials who say they expect cases of the persistent and sometimes ...

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  18. Whooping cough an epidemic in S.J.Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | RecordNET

    ... officials fear the count could break records in 2014. As of Wednesday, there had been 54 reported cases of pertussis in the county - 41 had been confirmed and 13 were still under investigation, according to an announcement released by Public Health ...

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  19. Whooping cough an epidemic in S.J.Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | RecordNET

    ... officials fear the count could break records in 2014. As of Wednesday, there had been 54 reported cases of pertussis in the county - 41 had been confirmed and 13 were still under investigation, according to an announcement released by Public Health ...

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  20. Whooping cough an epidemic in S.J.Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | RecordNET

    ... officials fear the count could break records in 2014. As of Wednesday, there had been 54 reported cases of pertussis in the county - 41 had been confirmed and 13 were still under investigation, according to an announcement released by Public Health ...

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