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February 8, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Record number of whooping cough cases; vaccinations recommended

After a record-setting number of whooping cough cases, Washington health officials are advising pregnant women and people who are around infants to get vaccinated for the highly contagious disease. In 2011, there were 912 cases of the disease in Washington state, the highest number in six years. State health officials recommend that women who plan to become…

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