State health officials say they’re concerned about a big increase in whooping cough cases this year compared to 2014.
A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.
The Comcast Arena is putting flu season on ice! There’s a free public skate and flu vaccine day for Snohomish County residents on Saturday, January 26.
A newborn baby who died of whooping cough last week in King County was the first pertussis death in Washington since August 2011 and occurred even though the number of new cases in the epidemic is a tenth of last spring’s rate.
More than 1,100 cases of whooping cough have been reported this in WA so far this year — 10 times the number at this time last year.