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  • California, : Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Outbreak - Department of Health And Human Services

    PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY
    Marin County

    March 22, 2024

    ​Dear Colleagues:

    This update provides information about recent pertussis activity in Marin County, including disease recognition, testing, reporting procedures, and additional resources for clinicians.

    The primary focus of pertussis control efforts is protecting infants from infection.

    Current Situation

    In December 2023, Marin County Public Health began seeing a rise in reported pertussis cases, primarily among adolescents. Since December, the Communicable Disease unit has investigated 77 cases of pertussis, significantly elevated above normal rates. 52 cases are connected to an on ongoing outbreak at Tamalpais High School.

    During this surge in infections, no individuals have been hospitalized with pertussis and no cases among infants have been reported. ...



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