South Carolina's public health agency is offering free whooping cough vaccinations at clinics statewide next month.Full story
FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Department of Health and Environmental Control is mandating that all 7th graders get the Whooping Cough vaccine, starting in the 2013 school year, along with administrators in Florence County School District One. Full story
Amid rising rates of whooping cough, some health officials have wondered whether an extra dose of whooping cough vaccine should be added to the vaccination schedule. Full story
A new strain of whooping cough recently discovered in the United States may not be protected by today’s vaccine. NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reports.
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Up host Chris Hayes outlines the week of noteworthy news items, including a report from the CDC recording the number of cases of whooping cough from this year alone.
Washington State, California, Oregon and Vermont are all experiencing similar outbreaks. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
Health officials in Washington state say whooping cough has reached epidemic levels. Hundreds of cases have been reported so far this year, six times more compared to the same period in 2011. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.
Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen draws a whooping cough vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 in Barre, Vt. The Vermont Health Department is offering free vaccines at clinics around the state to prevent the spread of whooping cough which has reached epidemic numbers in Vermont. The state recommends
Pharmacist Kristy Hennessee administers a vaccination against whooping cough , in Pasadena, California on September 17, 2010. Australia on Thursday warned travellers to the United States to watch out for a whooping cough epidemic which has claimed of nine babies in California. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BE