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2:23 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Triad Sees Increase in Whooping Cough Cases

Health officials are making some new recommendations for whooping cough vaccinations. Adults are also encouraged to get a booster shot.
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National Health officials say pertussis, or whooping cough is on pace to be the worst in 50 years, with nearly 18,000 cases recorded so far this year. North Carolina is also seeing an increase.

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