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Myths & Half-Truths Associated With Whooping Cough

(CBS Charlotte) — Whooping Cough, also known as Pertussis, is a serious respiratory infection that is especially deadly in infants and children. Symptoms of whooping cough surfaced in the 16th Century — but the first […]

10/19/2013

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NC Health Officials Warn Of Whooping Cough Cases

Continued outbreaks of whooping cough across North Carolina have led state health officials to encourage residents of all ages to be immunized.

08/22/2013