Whooping cough cases triple in Los Angeles County this year

Los Angeles County recently revealed a large increase in reported cases of pertussis (whooping cough). The outbreak is similar throughout California and the United States, according to health officials. 
By the end of August, over 178 pertussis cases were reported to the L.A. County Immunization Program this year, nearly a three-fold increase in the number of cases reported in the last five years during the same time. The current numbers exceed the total number of cases reported la...

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