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Pacific Northwest Battles Whooping Cough
Jul 25, 2015 | Colleen Nguyen

As of July 14, 2015, whooping cough cases in Clark County, Washington have increased eleven-fold, resulting in health officials announcing that ‘...

Whooping Cough Making Headlines Across the Country
May 18, 2012 | Jane Huston

The Washington State Secretary of Health Mary Selecky has declared whooping cough is at epidemic levels and requested federal assistance. Washington...

Two Q Fever Outbreaks in the US
Jun 24, 2011 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

Q fever is caused by a bacteria (Coxiella burnetii) primarily found in sheep, goats, and cattle. Infected animals secrete the bacteria in milk, urine...