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  • Canada: Whooping cough outbreak causes one death in Nunavut’s capital

    Source: https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/articl...avuts-capital/

    1 December 2019 – 10:38 am EST
    Whooping cough outbreak causes one death in Nunavut’s capital
    Health officials look to quash outbreak in Iqaluit
    By Jane George

    Health officials in Iqaluit want to stop an outbreak of whooping cough in the city before the highly infectious disease claims another person.

    Whooping cough has already killed one person in Iqaluit, and there are currently “less than five” confirmed or probable cases of the illness, said Dr. Mike Patterson, Nunavut’s chief medical officer, on Tuesday, Dec. 10...
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