California Battling Its Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In 70 YearsCalifornia is battling the worst whooping cough epidemic recorded in the state in seven decades.
Report: Number Of Calif. Parents Opting Not To Vaccinate Kids Doubles A growing number of parents who opt not to vaccinate their children due to personal beliefs is raising concerns among public health officials as the school year gets underway.
LAUSD To Offer Whooping Cough Booster Shot ClinicsThe school year is expected to start soon for many Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) students, which means that time is running out to receive the mandated T-dap booster shot.
Sharp Rise In Whooping Cough Cases Reported In LA County With the number of whooping-cough cases in California now at an epidemic level, local health officials are reporting a sharp increase in the number of infections in Los Angeles County.
Cases Of Whooping Cough Up Dramatically In CaliforniaIn 2010, a whooping cough epidemic killed 10 infants in the state.
Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise In Long Beach Forty-two confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease, technically known as pertussis, have been reported in Long Beach this year, the majority of which involve school-age children.
Officials: Infant Dies From Whooping Cough, Flu Deaths Jump to 202California health officials say an infant has died from whooping cough, a highly contagious disease.
Whooping Cough Cases Spike Across CaliforniaKNX1070's Mike Landa reports the number of whooping cough cases statewide increased in 2013 to more than 1,600 — that's 600 more cases than 2012.
Vaccination Debate Continues Between SoCal Parents, DoctorsMore and more Angelenos have decided not to get their children vaccinated for potentially deadly diseases, which has reignited an on-going debate between parents and doctors.
Doctor Discusses Whooping Cough And Offers Prevention TipsWhooping cough which was once thought to be almost eradicated is making a comeback.
LAUSD To Offer Free Whooping Cough Booster Shot ClinicsThe school year is expected to start in a few weeks for most LAUSD students and that means there isn't much time left to get whooping cough vaccine boosters.
Study: Whooping Cough Vaccination Fades In 3 YearsA preliminary study suggests the vaccine against whooping cough falters after only about three years, adding support to school rules requiring kids to get the vaccination periodically.