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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

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Greyhound Passengers Complain Sick Rider Allowed To Stay On Bus

Some Greyhound bus passengers are questioning whether they were exposed to an illness, possibly Tuberculosis, after they say they were forced to share a bus with a sick passenger.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

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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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Dallas Doc: Don’t Feel Well? Stay Away From Office

We’ve all been there. The uncomfortable cringe and surreptitious search for hand sanitizer as an obviously ill coworker hacks, coughs, and sneezes. While the goal may have been ‘dedicated martyr’, the reality more closely resembles Typhoid Mary.

10/25/2012

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CDC: Whooping Cough Cases May Be Most In 5 Decades

Health officials say the nation is on track to have the worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades. Nearly 18,000 cases, including more than 500 in Texas, have been reported so far — more than twice the number seen at this point last year.

07/19/2012