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Whooping Cough

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  • Whooping cough on the rise in state

    Whooping cough on the rise in state
    Health care providers are sounding the alarm about whooping cough and urging everyone to get vaccinated or get a booster shot. Q13 FOX News’ Angela King talks to Dr. Gary Goldbaum, director of the Snohomish Health District, and others about the...
  • Doctors 'firing' parents who refuse to vaccinate children

    Doctors 'firing' parents who refuse to vaccinate children
    US pediatricians fed up with parents who refuse to vaccinate their children out of concern it can cause autism or other problems increasingly are "firing" such families from their practices, raising questions about a doctor's responsibility to these...
  • Health department schedules immunization clinics

    In an effort to increase the immunization rates for school-age children, the Harford County Health Department will be holding early Back-to School Immunization Clinics for uninsured and underinsured students. Each year, the Harford County Health...
  • Law Requires Whooping Cough Vaccination for School Children

    Law Requires Whooping Cough Vaccination for School Children
    SACRAMENTO (KTLA) -- Children under 18 attending schools in California will now have to prove they've been vaccinated against whooping cough under a new law effective tomorrow. As many as 3 million public and private school students in grades seven...
  • With whooping cough cases up, doctors stress booster vaccine

    With whooping cough cases up, doctors stress booster vaccine
    Cases of pertussis, a contagious disease that can be deadly for babies, is on the rise across all age groups in the United States because many adolescents and adults don't realize they need a booster vaccine to stay immunized. "I think the problem is...
  • More whooping cough in Seattle area

    More whooping cough in Seattle area
    Whooping cough has been unusually common in Seattle-area babies in recent years. Now a new report suggests the problem could be corrected by encouraging vaccination of the people who care for them. In the Seattle area between 2002 and 2007, 136 out of...
  • We don't know enough about childhood vaccines

    We don't know enough about childhood vaccines
    The topics of vaccines and vaccine safety spark emotional outbursts at scientific meetings and family dinner tables alike. But many of these debates are remarkably fact-free. Surprisingly few people — not just concerned parents but also doctors,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Cities won't co-host cycling event

    The Newport Beach Bicycle Safety Committee won't pursue plans to co-host a ciclovia event with Costa Mesa, members decided at a Monday meeting. The idea for the event, which was first discussed in a May meeting, included joining forces with Costa Mesa to...
  • Students urged to get pertussis shots early

    COSTA MESA — With a month until school starts, about 43% of Newport-Mesa Unified middle- and high-school students have yet to provide verification that they have been inoculated against whooping cough, data show. Although the state gave a 30-day...
  • As schools get set to open, thousands of students have yet to get vaccinated

    As schools get set to open, thousands of students have yet to get vaccinated
    Thousands of children still need to receive a state-required vaccination to be allowed into their classrooms on the first day of school, local education officials said this week. Students in grades seven through 12 must be re-immunized against...
  • NASCAR Champ Jeff Gordon On Participating In Hosting 'Sounds of Pertussis'

    NASCAR Champ Jeff Gordon On Participating In Hosting 'Sounds of Pertussis'
    Jeff Gordon, four time NASCAR cup Series Champion who is the voice of Jeff Gorvett in animated film "Cars 2," will be hosting an event in Times Square with the March of Dimes and Sanofi Pasteur. The event aims to expand awareness of the current threat of...