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2 Cases Of Whooping Cough Reported In SC

2 cases of whooping cough in Pickens County PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Health officials say whooping cough has been reported at two Pickens County schools. Officials say one case is at West End Elementary and […]


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Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.


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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 […]


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NC DHHS Reports Infant Death From Whooping Cough

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State officials are reporting North Carolina’s first death from whooping cough in 2013. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reported Friday that a 3-week-old from Transylvania County died from […]


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Whooping Cough Cases Rise In S.C. Upstate

State health officials say the number of cases of whooping cough is increasing in the Upstate.