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Whooping Cough Continues Spreading Across North Texas

A whooping cough epidemic continues to spread across North Texas. New cases have been reported in Parker and Wise counties.

CBS 11–09/19/2013

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More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping Cough

At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.

CBS 11–08/20/2013

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George HW Bush Could Soon Leave Houston Hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush could be discharged from a Houston hospital within days after nearly two months of treatment for illness that began as a bronchitis-related cough.

01/14/2013

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2012 Was Worst Year For Whooping Cough Since 1955

The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.

01/04/2013

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Former President George H.W. Bush Remains In Houston Hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized in Houston recovering from an illness that began with a bronchitis-related cough.

12/30/2012

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Whooping Cough Reported At Elementary School

A school principal in Plano is sending warning letters to parents, alerting them that someone at the school has whooping cough. The infected person is at High Tower Elementary, but the letter isn’t specific if the individual is a student or a staff member.

CBSDFW.COM–09/21/2012

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Whooping Cough Makes Fatal Resurgence In Texas

Whooping cough is making a deadly resurgence in Texas. In all of 2011, there were 961 reported cases statewide. Through April of this year, though, there have been 424 cases, including one that resulted in the death of a Dallas child.

05/17/2012

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Texas Among States With Increased Cases Of Whooping Cough

Whooping cough seems to be making a comeback in several states, including Texas.

05/04/2012

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Panel: All Adults Should Get Whooping Cough Shots

A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.

02/22/2012

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Irving Doctor Explains This Year’s Fall Allergies

This could be one of the worst years ever for fall allergies. Learn about what allergens will be in the air, and how you can survive the season.

11/10/2011