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Whooping Cough

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  • Baltimore County teacher diagnosed with possible case of whooping cough

    A Baltimore County teacher has been diagnosed with a probable case of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, school and health officials say. The fifth-grade teacher at Harford Hills Elementary School in Carney was sent to the hospital Monday after...
  • By forgoing vaccines, adults leave themselves vulnerable to diseases and viral infections

    By forgoing vaccines, adults leave themselves vulnerable to diseases and viral infections
    As children, our parents take us to the doctor every year, like clockwork. As we get older, regular checkups often fall by the wayside. But they shouldn't. For adults, checkups, preventative screenings and vaccinations are vital to living healthy,...
  • Replace the sequester before it's too late

    Replace the sequester before it's too late
    Over the past six years, Maryland has taken a balanced approach when it comes to fiscal policy — making responsible cuts to spending while prioritizing investments in jobs, opportunity, and a stronger middle class. Because of this balanced approach,...
  • Vaccines aren't just for children

    Vaccines aren't just for children
    The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years. "Our mission is...
  • Snohomish County sees near-record number of whooping cough cases

    Snohomish County sees near-record number of whooping cough cases
    The number of people with whooping cough in Washington state has reached epidemic levels, with areas such as Snohomish County seeing the highest number of cases in 30 years. According to Snohomish County Health District officials, there are now more than...
  • Whooping cough cases on the rise in Lancaster County, statewide

    Whooping cough cases on the rise in Lancaster County, statewide
    The number of cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, in Lancaster County is on the rise from previous years. Statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health show there have been 37 reported cases of whooping cough in...
  • Whooping cough risks and symptoms

    Whooping cough risks and symptoms
    Whooping cough is a respiratory infection caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacterium. An airborne disease that can also be spread through direct contact, it infects infants when someone with the disease breathes on them or coughs or sneezes in close...
  • Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103

    Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103
    Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a Georgia pediatrician who was the country's oldest known practicing physician when she retired at 103, died Sunday at her daughter's home in Athens, Ga., her family announced. She was 114. Denmark was the world's fourth-...
  • Lake County reports increased number of whooping cough cases

     
    Lake County could see its highest number of whooping cough cases in the last five years, according to the Lake County Health Department and Community …...
  • Lake County to close satellite immunization clinics

     
    Lake County families looking for low-cost immunizations will soon have to travel to Waukegan for shots, instead of going to monthly satellite clinics at five …...
  • McHenry Co. whooping cough cases top 300

     
    The worst outbreak of whooping cough on record in McHenry County has yet to subside as reported cases of the highly contagious bacterial infection continue …...