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Whooping Cough Reaches ‘Epidemic’ Level in California

June 13, 2014 | 1:13 pm

Whooping Cough Reaches ‘Epidemic’ Level in California

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Public health officials report a surge in the number of those suffering from sometimes-fatal infection.

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What are the Whooping Cough Rates and Deadlines for Urban School Districts in California?

September 21, 2011 | 11:04 am

What are the Whooping Cough Rates and Deadlines for Urban School Districts in California?

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On The California Report this morning, Ana Tintocalis reported on the state law that requires California’s Middle and high school students to be vaccinated against pertussis, or whooping cough, in order to attend school. Getting full compliance has been tough going. In San Francisco, for instance, roughly 14% of students are still not vaccinated or […]

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