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  • California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

    Source: http://www.scoopsandiego.com/news/lo...a4bcf6878.html

    Whooping Cough Case Reported at Local School
    Pertussis Still Active in Community
    Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:20 am

    A Carmel Valley high school student potentially exposed others to whooping cough, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said today.

    The 17-year-old, who was up-to-date with immunizations, attends the San Diego Jewish Academy. The County reported eight cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, to date for 2012. The case total remained at 436 for 2011...

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    Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

    Source: http://www.lajollalight.com/2012/02/...-diego-county/

    Three students diagnosed with whooping cough in San Diego County

    HHSA Reports 11 Cases of Pertussis in Region

    Parents at three separate schools were told to watch their children for symptoms of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, after three students were diagnosed with the highly contagious respiratory illness, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said today...

    ...To date, County public health is reporting 11 cases of pertussis for 2012 with the 2011 case total remaining at 436...

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      Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

      Source: http://www.nctimes.com/news/local/sd...6894e65d6.html


      REGION: North County student diagnosed with whooping cough, county says

      By TERI FIGUEROA tfigueroa@nctimes.com North County Times | Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2012 11:30 am

      A 7-year-old North County child ---- whose immunizations were up to date ---- was diagnosed recently with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said Thursday.

      The child attends the Cambridge School, a private school in Rancho Penasquitos, and potentially exposed others to the contagious disease, county spokeswoman Yvette Urrea Moe said.

      With this case, whooping cough cases in the county stand at 19 this year, Urrea Moe said said...

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        Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

        Source: http://www.ksby.com/news/two-recent-...ty-in-infants/

        Two recent cases of pertussis reported in SLO county in infants

        Posted: Apr 19, 2012 11:49 AM by Shelby Rhodes
        Updated: Apr 19, 2012 11:51 AM

        The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department is investigating two recent cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in infants less than one month old...

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        • #5
          Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

          Source: http://scoopsandiego.com/news/local/...9bb30f31a.html

          Whooping Cough Still Active in Schools (San Diego Co.)
          0Immunizations Help Prevent, Lessen Severity of Pertussis
          Posted: Friday, May 4, 2012 2:06 pm

          A 6-year-old potentially exposed elementary school students and staff to pertussis at a Coronado preschool and kindergarten program, County Health and Human Services Agency officials reported today.

          This latest case brings the region’s total of whooping cough cases to 27 for 2012. The child was up-to-date on immunizations and attends Early Childhood Development Center in the Coronado Unified School District...

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          • #6
            Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

            Source: http://eastcountymagazine.org/node/9885

            Pertussis Immunizations Protect Infants

            June 1, 2012 (San Diego) -- Four new cases of whooping cough were reported at local schools boosting the region’s total to 42 cases for the year so far, County Health and Human Services Agency officials reported yesterday.

            In all four cases, the children were up-to-date on pertussis immunizations. This week’s new pertussis cases are:

            A 5-month-old who was up-to-date on immunizations and attends Charley Brown Children’s Center preschool in La Mesa.
            A 4-year-old who was up-to-date on immunizations and attends Del Dios Head Start in Escondido.
            A 6-year-old who was up-to-date on immunizations and attends Juniper Elementary School in the Escondido Union School District
            A 14-year-old who was up-to-date on immunizations and attends DePortola Middle School in the San Diego Unified School District...

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              Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

              Source: http://delmar-carmelvalley.patch.com...nyon-pertussis

              Whooping Cough Reported at Canyon Crest Academy and Sage Canyon

              San Diego County Health and Human Services reported on Friday that a high school student at Canyon Crest Academy and an elementary student at Sage Canyon elementary school have pertussis, also known as whooping cough.

              5:39 pm

              ...The two new cases bring San Diego’s total to the 100 mark so far this year. Last year, a total of 400 pertussis cases were reported in the county...

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                Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                Source: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/loca...175862351.html


                Students Diagnosed With Whooping Cough
                More than 110 cases have been reported throughout the county this year
                By Sarah Grieco
                | Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 | Updated 2:48 PM PDT

                Source: Students Diagnosed With Whooping Cough | NBC 7 San Diego

                Four San Diego students have been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to the county health department.

                The cases include students from Riverview Elementary, Lakeside Middle, Laura Rodriguez Elementary and Park Dale Lane Elementary. The students range in ages 7 to 11...

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                • #9
                  Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                  Source: http://www.hmbreview.com/news/four-c...a4bcf887a.html

                  Four cases of whooping cough reported at Half Moon Bay High
                  Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 5:21 pm

                  From staff reports

                  Half Moon Bay High School administrators are warning the school community that there have been four confirmed cases of pertussis – better known as whooping cough – at the school. The San Mateo County Health Department mandated that the school send notice of the illnesses to all students and staff...

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                  • #10
                    Re: California: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                    Source: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/loca...181263111.html


                    San Diego Whooping Cough Cases Decline Significantly
                    California saw 7,800 confirmed cases and the deaths of 10 infants because of pertussis in 2010
                    By Sarah Grieco
                    | Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 | Updated 2:30 PM PST

                    Pertussis cases in San Diego County have decreased nearly 90 percent since the 2010 epidemic and roughly 25 percent since last year, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Service Agency.

                    The county has seen only 130 cases of whooping cough so far this year – whereas 2010 had nearly 1,180 reported patients and 400 people were diagnosed in 2011...

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