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By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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California pertussis epidemic rises by another 800

The pertussis, or whooping cough epidemic has risen by another 800+ cases during the past couple weeks, according to data released by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). As of July 8, 5,393 cases More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Vaccine-preventable diseases and the resurgence in the US

Measles, mumps and pertussis–three vaccine-preventable diseases that are making news in the United States in 2014 with a resurgence in cases being seen locally in some cases, while nationally in others. As More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Whooping cough epidemic in California: More than 1,000 new cases reported

The number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the state continues to climb, Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer reported today. In the past More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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California: Whooping cough at ‘epidemic proportions’, according to health officials

In a follow-up to a story May 31 concerning the pertussis situation in California, health authorities in the state say that pertussis has reached “epidemic proportions” after reporting some 800 cases More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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California reports more than 800 pertussis cases in April, ‘likely to continue to increase’

California is seeing the number of pertussis, or whooping cough cases at levels not seen in several years, and it’s likely to increase, according to a  California Department of Public Health (CDPH) press More...


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