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Michigan School Bans Unvaccinated Kids Due To Case Of Whooping Cough

A single case of pertussis has led one Michigan school to ban unvaccinated students from class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2015

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Oakland County High School Student Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

A student at Bloomfield Hills High School was recently diagnosed with Pertussis —

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2015

Doctor Checks Patient's Mouth

Parents Warned: Metro Detroit Student Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

Wayne County Health Director Ruta Sharangpani says whooping cough can be a stubborn disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

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

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UM Researchers Get $1.7M To Conquer Resurgent Whooping Cough

Two University of Michigan population ecologists have been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a five-year study that will try to explain the changing patterns of whooping cough outbreaks, using records from several countries spanning more than 70 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012

Study: Whooping Cough Vaccination Fades Early

A new preliminary study shows that children may need more frequent vaccines to prevent pertussis, known as whooping cough.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011

Whooping Cough Comes Back

The risks from whooping cough may sound like a thing of the past. But they’re still very real – even deadly.