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  • Whooping cough vaccine safe for pregnant women

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women in their third trimester can safely receive the whooping cough vaccine to prevent infections in newborns, a recent study from the UK suggests.
  • Immigrants unlikely to spread disease, but may need medical care

    DALLAS Despite concerns about the potential public health crisis posed by immigrant children crossing the Texas-Mexico border, medical experts say the likelihood of their spreading disease is low. Still, experts in emergency preparedness are urging...

    Apodaca: Danger of anti-immunization movement is real

    It's always dismaying when seemingly rational, intelligent people make incomprehensible decisions. Such is the case when parents ignore reams of scientific data, demonstrable real-world evidence and expert advice by choosing to forgo standard...

    Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines

    Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines
    Starting middle school comes with a whole host of worries -- going to a new school, picking electives, making friends -- but coming down with whooping cough doesn’t need to be one of them. For incoming 7th grade students in the Los Angeles Unified...

    Los Angeles County logs 345 whooping cough cases in 2014 -- so far

    Los Angeles County logs 345 whooping cough cases in 2014 -- so far
    Los Angeles County has already logged 345 confirmed and probable cases of pertussis this year, health officials said Thursday. The county's Department of Public Health is also investigating 356 "suspect cases" of the contagious and potentially deadly...