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  • Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

    Source: http://www.wdtn.com/dpp/news/local/m...n#.Ucz-7utpehc

    Whooping cough cases on the rise in Dayton

    Updated: Thursday, 27 Jun 2013, 9:30 AM EDT
    Published : Thursday, 27 Jun 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

    DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - In the past nine days, 11 children have tested positive for pertussis, or whooping cough, at Dayton Children’s Hospital, officials there said Thursday...

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    Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

    Source: http://www.whiotv.com/news/news/loca...eene-co/nYb64/

    Updated: 3:36 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 | Posted: 3:11 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    Greene Co. confirms 6 whooping cough cases
    By Breaking News Staff

    GREENE COUNTY —

    Six cases of whooping cough have been confirmed in Greene County.

    The cases were confirmed in the past couple of days, according to the Greene County Combined Health District. They are the latest to spur concerns of an outbreak in the region.

    Last week Dayton Children’s Hospital issued a statement after it saw 13 children diagnosed with whooping cough or pertussis in just 10 days. The hospital asked the public to be on alert for the highly contagious disease...

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      Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

      Source: http://www.whiotv.com/news/news/loca...nce-fri/nYmdb/


      Updated: 12:22 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013 | Posted: 12:17 a.m.
      Clark: 11 whooping cough cases since Friday
      By Breaking News Staff

      CLARK COUNTY —

      Whooping cough is once again making its mark across the Miami Valley, with Clark County officials reporting 11 cases this week.

      Cases of whooping cough, known medically as pertussis, have been reported in counties including Montgomery, Greene and Clark. The disease is caused by bacteria and is very contagious, according to health officials. The most recent data from the Clark County Combined Health District shows that 11 cases have been reported since Friday. By comparison, the district reported 15 cases in 2012...

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        Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

        Source: http://www.journal-news.com/news/new...n-schoo/nZstG/

        Posted: 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
        3 whooping cough cases confirmed in Hamilton schools
        Pertussis has been reported four times in Butler County since August.
        By Hannah Poturalski
        Staff Writer

        HAMILTON —

        Four cases of the disease pertussis — commonly known as whooping cough — have been confirmed in Butler County, officials said.

        The City of Hamilton Health Department has three confirmed cases of the disease, while the Butler County Health Department has reported one case of the disease since Aug. 1...

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          Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

          Source: http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/ne...is-outb/nbfLW/
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          Updated: 5:36 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 | Posted: 12:18 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013
          Whooping cough outbreak closes local health center
          By Breaking News Staff

          SPRINGFIELD —

          Health officials are investigating multiple cases of whooping cought in what is being described as a community outbreak in Clark County.

          The Clark County Combined Health District have identified 40 potential cases of pertussis, a respiratory disease commonly known as whooping cough.

          One employee at the Rocking Horse Community Health Center, 651 S. Limestone St., has a confirmed case of the disease...

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            Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

            Source: http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/ne...to-rise/nbhQq/

            Posted: 7:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

            New Details Springfield
            Outbreak numbers likely to rise
            Clark health workers try to get more people treated to prevent spread of pertussis.
            By Brian Bondus
            Staff Writer

            SPRINGFIELD —

            Clark County health officials worked Monday to contain a “community outbreak” of the pertussis bacteria, or whooping cough, with 47 suspected cases now, mostly in teenagers.

            “We expect numbers to go up in the next three days,” Clark County Health Commissioner Charles Patterson said...

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              Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

              Source: http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/...h-cases/nbjNh/

              Posted: 10:11 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013
              Shelby Co. confirms rise in whooping cough cases
              By Breaking News Staff

              SIDNEY —

              The Sidney-Shelby County Board of Health confirms there has been "an increased number of pertussis cases" in the school district since Oct. 28...

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                Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

                Source: http://www.wcpo.com/news/health/incr...get-vaccinated


                Thursday November 7, 2013

                CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Health Department, Hamilton County Public Health and Northern Kentucky Health Department are urging citizens to follow vaccination guidelines for pertussis due to increasing cases in the area.

                Cases reported in Southwest Ohio in the month of October were higher than average, with a reported 54 cases from Hamilton to Northern Kentucky...

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                • #9
                  Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

                  Source: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stor...ing_cough.html


                  Whooping-cough cases prompt call for booster shots
                  By Misti Crane
                  The Columbus Dispatch Friday November 8, 2013 3:44 PM

                  ...Recent outbreaks, including in and around Franklin County, have brought the number of cases to 901 as of last Saturday, according to the Ohio Department of Health. There were 742 cases at this time last year.

                  Whooping cough spikes every few years. The worst year in recent memory was in 2010, when Ohio had 1,858 cases...

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                    Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

                    Source: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/features/odh...pertussis.aspx

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                      Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

                      Source: http://wnewsj.com/main.asp?SectionID...ticleID=207957


                      11/14/2013 5:04:00 PM
                      Whooping cough outbreak hits Blanchester schools
                      At least 15 cases identified in elementary, middle schools
                      By ROSE COOPER
                      Staff writer

                      The Blanchester Local Schools District is currently experiencing an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, according to Pamela Bauer, Clinton County health commissioner.

                      Bauer said at least 15 cases of whooping cough have been identified in the Putman Elementary School in Blanchester and the Blanchester Middle School...

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                      • #12
                        Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

                        Source: http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/...ugh-cases.html

                        Madison County Schools Deal With Whooping Cough Outbreak
                        Friday November 15, 2013 3:35 PM
                        UPDATED: Friday November 15, 2013 6:02 PM

                        LONDON, Ohio - The Madison County Health Department is investigating a whooping cough outbreak in the Madison Plains Local School District.

                        It started with three confirmed cases in school buildings just last week, but has already spread -- to include more than 15 students, as of Friday -- according to the Madison Plains Local School District...

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                          Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

                          Source: http://www.madison-press.com/2013/11...adison-plains/

                          Monday, November 18, 2013
                          Whooping cough outbreak at Madison-Plains

                          Eighteen cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been confirmed in all four schools of the Madison-Plains Local School District.

                          Cindy Neff, R.N., said a few more cases are pending, as of Monday afternoon, Nov. 18. She is a public health nurse assigned to the school district...

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                            Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

                            Source: http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/...-outbreak.html

                            Madison-Plains School Closing Extra Days Due To Pertussis Outbreak
                            Friday November 22, 2013 1:57 PM
                            UPDATED: Friday November 22, 2013 1:58 PM


                            LONDON, Ohio - Officials of Madison-Plains Schools has decided to take extra time off around Thanksgiving in order to try and control a whooping cough outbreak...

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                              Re: Ohio: 2013 Whooping cough

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                              http://www.wdtn.com/news/local/montg...tgomery-county


                              Pertussis cases up 400% in Montgomery County
                              Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 11:30 AM EST
                              Published: Friday, November 22, 2013, 11:27 AM EST

                              DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Montgomery County Public Health officials are warning residents that the county has seen a 400 percent increase in cases of Pertussis or “whooping cough.”

                              The majority of the cases involve middle school-aged children, health officials said.

                              In 2013, the county has seen 111 confirmed cases, compared with 28 in 2012 and only 4 in 2011...

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