| Aug 30, 2010
County Health Department officials say the number of whooping cough cases has reached epidemic levels and the symptoms of the disease may take a while to become evident. So far this year, there have been 412 cases of pertussis, also known as whooping...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 5:08 AM
With cases of whooping cough still on the rise, the Orange County Health Agency is offering free whooping cough vaccines throughout the month.
It starts this weekend at several locations across the county, including Northgate Markets in Santa Ana and...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Virginia has seen a 72 percent increase in reported cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, according to the state health department.
About 30 cases have been reported in Floyd County, southwest of Roanoke, prompting a private school to...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:41 AM
Health officials want Hoosiers to get booster shots against whooping cough this year. There have been 600 reported cases of whooping cough in Indiana this year.
According to the Mayo Clinic, whooping cough or pertussis is a highly contagious upper...
| Sep 15, 2010
The number of whooping cough cases in the San Diegoregion continues to rise, with 554 cases confirmed to date, county healthofficials announced Wednesday.
There were 14 new cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, reported thisweek, according to the San...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:04 PM
An estimated 33,000 students in Marion County don't meet the state guidelines of the state's new immunization law, but now it appears those students will still be allowed to attend classes next week.
The Marion County Health Department made plans for...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 2:52 PM
Students and parents waited in long lines Monday, in order to get the vaccinations required by law. The first of several immunization clinics got underway at Lafayette Square Mall.
The Marion County Health Department decided to hold a series of mass...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 10:23 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- California health officials say a tenth baby has died of whooping cough in the state's worst epidemic in 55 years.
The 6-week-old baby died last week after being treated at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego.
The infant had been...
| Oct 12, 2010
The US Supreme Court set to hear arguments in a case that could potentially open the door for hundreds of vaccine injury lawsuits including cases involving autism.
There is always a risk of developing health problems when getting vaccinated says LSU...
| Jan 6, 2011
The investigation into a controversial autism study is complete and its findings are sending shock waves across the nation.
Some are now calling the study, originally written by Dr. Anthony Wakefield back in 1998, an elaborate fraud.
The British Medical...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:27 PM
A Newport Beach City Council study session on traffic-calming measures touched briefly on two areas of Corona del Mar — Bayside Drive and Coast Highway, near the Cameo neighborhoods.
The Tuesday study session took a look at citywide traffic-calming...