Posts With Keyword ‘Pertussis’

State Requires Whooping Cough Immunization

Posted: Thursday, June 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Previously among ten other states without requirements for pertussis vaccines, Iowa is now catching up with the rest of the nation.

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Adults Encouraged to Get Pertussis Vaccine

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced the number of cases of pertussis or whooping cough in the US is the worst it has been for the last 50 years.  

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Whooping Cough Cases Continue to Increase

Posted: Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The number of reported cases of pertussis or whooping cough so far this year shows a large increase over this time last year.  

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Whooping Cough Cases Increased Last Year

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Iowa has seen an increase in cases of Pertussis or Whooping Cough in the last year.  

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Child’s Death Linked to Whooping Cough

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:48 am

The death of a young Southeast Iowa child is being linked to pertussis

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