Whooping Cough Vaccine Becomes Less Effective Over Time, Study SaysThe modern vaccine for whooping cough becomes less effective as children age, a new study shows, highlighting the need for new vaccines to protect children from the highly contagious disease.
Health Officials: California Baby Dies From Whooping CoughCalifornia health officials say a baby has died from whooping cough - the first such infant death in the state since 2018.
Health Officials: California Infant Dies From Whooping Cough, First Since 2016Health officials are urging pregnant women to immunized after the death of an infant from whooping cough.
San Joaquin County Whooping Cough Death Prompts Call For Pregnant Moms To Get VaccineFor expectant moms like Lisa Real, protecting against it is something she wants to discuss with her doctor. That question comes after health officials say a 3-week-old baby died from the highly contagious disease.
3-Week-Old Baby Dies From Whooping Cough In San Joaquin CountyOfficials say an infant in San Joaquin County has died from whooping cough.
California Battling Its Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In 70 YearsCalifornia is battling the worst pertussis epidemic recorded in the state in seven decades.
Yolo County Officials Perplexed By Unusual Spike In Whooping Cough CasesDr. Constance Caldwell with the Yolo County Health Department is puzzled by the spike, because nearly 95 percent of kids in Yolo County public schools are vaccinated.
Whooping Cough Epidemic Already Has Surged Past 2013 NumbersIn less than half a year, California has already topped 2013’s totals. In Sacramento County, cases have more than doubled year-over-year from 74 to 177.
California Reports Whooping Cough Epidemic; More Than 800 Cases Over Past 2 WeeksThe number of whooping cough cases in California is now at an epidemic level, state health officials said Friday.
Spike In San Joaquin County Whooping Cough Cases Prompts Health WarningOfficials say the number of cases has reached epidemic levels, with nearly 2,700 cases reported statewide in 2014, and the highest monthly total since 2010.
Infant Dies From Whooping Cough In Placer CountyA Placer County infant has died due to whooping cough, health officials announced Wednesday.
Riverside County Infant Dies From Whooping CoughCalifornia health officials say an infant has died from whooping cough, a highly contagious disease. It's the first confirmed death since 2010 when an epidemic killed 10 infants in the state.
No Whooping Cough Deaths In California Last YearNo Californian died from whooping cough in 2011, the first year since 1991 that there have been no deaths in the state from the highly infectious illness.
Survey: More Than 1 In 10 Parents Skip, Delay Kids' ShotsBy age 6, children should have vaccinations against 14 diseases, in at least two dozen separate doses, the U.S. government advises. More than 1 in 10 parents reject that, refusing some shots or delaying others mainly because of safety concerns, a national survey found.
Study: Whooping Cough Vaccination Fades In Three YearsThe vaccine against whooping cough falters after only about three years, a preliminary study suggests, adding support to school rules requiring kids to get the vaccination periodically.