Whooping Cough

Henderson County whooping cough cases double in a week

HENDERSONVILLE — The number of reported whooping cough cases in Henderson County more than doubled in the past week — rising from 21 cases on Dec. 8 …

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Health Stats: The Best and Worst States

Massachusetts is the overall healthiest state in the union, according to the 2017 America's Health Rankings Report by the United Health Foundation. …

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Whooping cough outbreak over in southern Alberta, health officials say

Health officials say an outbreak of whooping cough that began last spring in southern Alberta is over.<p>Alberta Health Services says cases of pertussis …

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Six-month whooping cough outbreak tapers off in southern Alberta

A months-long outbreak of whooping cough that plagued the southern part of the province has been declared over, says Alberta Health Services.<p>In June, …

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Students at Mountain View High School contract whooping cough

VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -<p>Six students at Mountain View High School in Vancouver have contracted whooping cough.<p>Clark County health officials confirmed …


Colorado Skinniest State: National Rankings

But health status based on educational attainment is still lacking, Colo. Dept. of Public Health says.<p>ACROSS COLORADO - <b>From the Colorado Department</b> …


Way to go! Massachusetts named healthiest state in nation

Massachusetts is the healthiest state in the nation, according to a new ranking that considers 35 factors.<p>The ranking is a step up from the …

Rhode Island

Whooping cough hits Mountain View High School in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Whooping cough has made its way into a Vancouver high school, sending some kids home sick.<p>There have been six confirmed cases of …

Portland, OR

Single case of whooping cough confirmed at Apex High School

According to officials at Apex High School, one student has contracted whooping cough or Pertussis.

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Apex High School student contracts highly contagious whooping cough

A case of pertussis, or whooping cough, was reported at Apex High School on Monday, Wake County school officials said.<p>The county notified parents, …

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Beck Vass: Help! My toddler has 'roid rage

We've just been to the after-hours doctor for our son, who sometimes gets wheezy when he gets colds.I'd given him his Ventolin inhaler and he'd …

New Zealand News

Hastings, Prince Edward Public Health launches whooping cough immunization program

High school student Thomas Polhamus is all too familiar with the symptoms of whooping cough: the lengthy coughing fits and wheezing gasps for air.<p>“It …

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Another whooping cough case reported in Henderson County

Health officials confirm the latest case brings the total to eight, and more than 1,000 people have come in contact with the students already …

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8 cases of whooping cough identified in WNC

Henderson County health officials said Thursday that eight cases of whooping cough have been identified in the area.<p>Communications directory Kim …

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Warning issued to pregnant Irish women after baby dies from whooping cough

<b>AN infectious outbreak has claimed the life of a baby in Ireland.</b><p>Irish medical experts are warning pregnant women throughout the country to get …

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Students have whooping cough at some Henderson Co. schools

HENDERSON Co., NC (WSPA) – Students at multiple schools in Henderson Co. have tested positive for whooping cough, also known as pertussis, according …

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Whooping cough outbreak spreads to at least 5 schools in Henderson County

A whooping cough outbreak has spread to at least five schools in Henderson County.<p>Health officials in Henderson County confirmed seven cases between …

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Warning as whooping cough claims life of baby and leaves another seriously unwell

A baby has died from whooping cough - prompting a call on all pregnant women to get the vaccine.

News (Ireland)

Elementary students with incomplete immunization records could face suspension in 2018

Is your child’s vaccinations up to date? If not, they could be suspended from school in the new year.<p>Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health says …

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Increased incidents of whooping cough among babies in Longford

Doctors are warning that they are seeing increased incidents of whooping cough among babies in the Longford area.<p>The illness known as Pertussis can …

News (Ireland)

Anti-vaxxers anger parents amid whooping cough outbreak on NSW north coast

AN outbreak of whooping cough on the state’s north coast has many parents of sick children infuriated with anti-vaxxers.

Public Health

Whooping Cough Confirmed In Southern Boulevard School Student

Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa said they will continue to monitor the situation.<p>CHATHAM, NJ — A student at Southern Boulevard School in …

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Whooping cough diagnosed in Haywood County; authorities say it's in Henderson, too

A student at Pisgah High School in Canton was diagnosed with whooping cough recently, and now county officials say the disease is in Henderson County …

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Pisgah High student diagnosed with whooping cough

A student at Pisgah High School in Canton has been diagnosed with whooping cough, an infection that causes a severe cough that can last for weeks.<p>The …

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Whooping cough case at Pisgah High School

Classmates, teachers and parents were advised of a confirmed case of whooping cough at Pisgah High School in Haywood County on Thursday.<p>The …

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SC dog undergoes surgery after injury exposes her skull

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A dog that was recently brought to a Dorchester County animal shelter with a severe head injury underwent surgery on …

Upstate South Carolina

Michigan couple encouraging mothers to get whooping cough vaccine after death of daughter

(WXYZ) - When Francesca Marie McNally was born, she was the perfect baby.<p>“Perfectly healthy. Beautiful. Very interactive,” describes her dad, Sean …


Perth school on whooping cough alert

November 6, 2017 5:55PM<p>PRESBYTERIAN Ladies’ College has urged parents to be on the lookout for symptoms of whooping cough after a second student is …

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Whooping cough spike prompts push for 'irresponsible' parents to vaccinate

Another spike in whooping cough cases has alarmed SA health authorities, with the State Government urging "irresponsible" parents who have not …

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Should I Get Revaccinated as an Adult?

<b>Q.</b> <b>Is there any benefit to revaccinating adults against measles, mumps, whooping cough and other diseases making a comeback?</b><p><b>A.</b> Yes, there are some vaccinations that are recommended for adults, to protect themselves or infants too young for vaccination.<p>A student at a college with a mumps outbreak, …

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