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Pertussis increase in Iowa leads to vaccine requirement

WCMS, Public Health plan vaccination clinic; Officials say disease increase not seen locally

April 7, 2014
Jim Krajewski (jkrajewski@freemanjournal.net) , The Daily Freeman Journal

Several areas in Iowa have reported increases in cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, in the past couple years. While Hamilton County has been unaffected, local health officials are planning a clinic at Webster City Middle School to comply with new state standards.

 
 
 

 

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