whooping cough


Free Whooping Cough Vaccinations Available This Week

“It’s a very violent disease as far as the cough goes. The cough is persistent, it doesn’t go away. You cough so violently that you have difficulty breathing.”



Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise Locally

There were two confirmed cases this past week at a middle school in West County and doctors at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.


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Law Requires New Vaccine for Illinois Students

The law being put into effect for the 2012-13 school year requires students to get the Tdap vaccine, a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis.


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Time For Back-To-School Vaccinations

Education officials are reminding parents to update their children’s immunizations before they head back to school.


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TIAM: Happy B-Day A.C.! Whooping Cough Is Back & American Idol’s Judges

It’s the anniversary of A.C. as we know it. Dr. Joe Primrose explained why whooping cough cases are on the rise. TV Guide’s Matt Roush talked American Idol with us.


St. Louis County sees rise in whooping cough cases

Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise

89 cases in St. Louis County in 2012.


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Whooping Cough Outbreak in Northern Illinois

The outbreak now includes 79 cases in 12 towns.


St. Louis County sees rise in whooping cough cases

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Health officials in St. Louis County are seeing a big increase in cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough.



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