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Friday, July 20, 2012

U.S. whooping cough outbreak could be worst in half century

The number of U.S. whooping cough cases has risen to around 18,000 in an outbreak that is on track to become the most severe in over a half century and could in part stem from possible waning vaccine protection, health officials said on Thursday.

Washington state, which declared an epidemic in April, and Wisconsin were particularly hard hit, with each reporting more than 3,000 cases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   - Yahoo! News

 

Information:

Causes

Whooping cough is caused by bacteria. When an infected person coughs or sneezes, tiny germ-laden droplets are sprayed into the air and breathed into the lungs of anyone who happens to be nearby.

Complications

Most people recover from whooping cough with no problems. When complications occur, they tend to be side effects of the strenuous coughing

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