7/20/2012 - Whooping cough epidemic 2012

CDC: Whooping cough epidemic worst in 50 years

Whooping cough is causing the worst epidemic seen in the United States in more than 50 years, health officials said Thursday, and they’re calling for mass vaccination of adults.

Full article from NBC News Whooping cough epidemic worst in 50 years

Whooping cough: 8 things you need to know 
by NBC's Robert Bazell and contributor Joyce Ho

Whooping cough risk factors (My Health News Daily) 

Whooping cough cases spark concern (Wall Street Journal)

Old Whooping Cough vaccine protected better than new (My Health News Daily)

 

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) - What You Need to Know
Centers for Disease Control 
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Pertussis Frequently Asked Questions 
NJ Dept of Health & Senior Services