New Orleans hospital sees increase in whooping cough cases | WVUE-TV

Federal health officials report the number of whooping cough cases could hit a record high this year. Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory illness that affects babies, too young to be vaccinated, the hardest. Division head of pediatric infectious diseases at Ochsner for Children says there's been an increase of whooping cases all along the Gulf Coast in both children and adults...

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