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Over 100 Whooping Cough Cases Reported In Washtenaw County

At least 104 cases of whooping cough have been reported so far this year in Washtenaw County. That’s compared with 28 cases all of last year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

Many Adults May Not Be Protected Against Whooping Cough

U of M Researcher Sara Clark says many adults aren’t aware vaccine protection wears off over time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2013

Pharmacist Kristy Hennessee administers a vaccination against whooping cough (pertussis), at a Walgreen's Pharmacy    (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images. 2010)

Whooping Cough Making An Unwelcome Comeback

One reason for the rise in whooping-cough cases, is that some parents don’t get their children vaccinated because of Autism fears.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

Michigan Health Officials, Local Mom Urge Vaccinations

Health officials in Michigan are urging residents to get vaccinated against whooping cough and influenza to help protect themselves and infants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2012

Whooping Cough Outbreak Strikes Kids In Michigan

Physicians are urging parents throughout the state to have their children vaccinated against pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, and other infectious diseases with dangerous outbreaks on the rise in Michigan and across the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2012

New Immunization Rules Begin This School Year

School is right around the corner and Michigan’s health department is stressing the importance of vaccinating your kids.

08/16/2010

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