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  • Will Co. reporting fewer cases of whooping cough despite state increase

     
    Will County is seeing fewer reported cases of whooping cough this year, even though the state is reporting more cases than last year, according the …...
  • Whooping cough, elected superintendents both back?

     
    ‘Jaybird' Song Way down south, not very far off A jaybird died of the Whooping cough He whooped so hard of the whooping cough that he whooped his head and tail right off! Back when I was a kid, the Jaybird Song was a mainstay at summer camp....
  • Parents reminded to have their teens immunized

     
    L.A. County health officials reminded parents Thursday to have their teenagers immunized against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough this summer. New statewide rules that go into effect July 1 require students entering seventh through 12th grade to...
  • Measles cases rising in California, health officials say

     
    As the summer vacation season nears, measles cases are on the rise in California, driven by unimmunized travelers infected elsewhere who are entering the state, health officials said Friday. "We see that as worrisome," Dr. Gilberto Chavez, deputy director...
  • California's kindergartner vaccination rates below federal goals

     
    Vaccination rates among California's kindergartners are below U.S. goals for 2020, according to a new federal report released Thursday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 95% of kindergartners should be vaccinated for nine...
  • California students must have whooping cough immunizations by fall

     
    More than 1,000 people in California have been infected with whooping cough this year, and health officials Friday encouraged the public to get immunizations against the bacterial disease. A new law goes into effect on July 1, requiring middle and......
  • California Legislature extends deadline for whooping cough vaccine

     
    Emergency legislation extending the deadline for students to receive the whooping cough vaccination passed both houses of the Legislature on Thursday, setting the stage for a decision by Gov. Jerry Brown. The afternoon vote in the state Senate was by........
  • Whooping cough epidemic spurs calls for the elderly, children and pregnant women to get vaccinated [Updated]

     
    California public health officials on Monday strongly urged elderly adults, children and pregnant women to get vaccinated against whooping cough, citing an epidemic in the state that is on track to be the worst in 50 years. Nearly 1,500 cases......
  • Infant dies of whooping cough, third confirmed death this year in L.A. County, sixth in state

     
    A third Los Angeles County infant has died of whooping cough, public health officials announced Tuesday. The confirmation of the death -- the sixth pertussis-related death this year in the state -- comes a day after the California Department of......
  • San Diego County baby dies of whooping cough

     
    A San Diego County baby has died of whooping cough, marking the seventh death statewide in an epidemic on track to be the worst in 50 years, authorities said Thursday. The 4-week-old baby died at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego......
  • Seminole kids may need immunizations

     
    The start of the new school year is just around the corner in Seminole County, and part of the preparation fo the return to classes may include getting immunizations. The Seminole County Health Department is reminding parents that a slew of shots are...