LA Times: Infant Dies of Whooping Cough in San Bernardino County

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An infant has just died from whooping cough in San Bernardino- the first in two years for California. Experts urge expectant mothers to be immunized because the infants who are most at risk are those too young to be vaccinated themselves. Statistics show that 32% of mothers in San Bernardino County were vaccinated this year and public health official hope to increase this number significantly as we may be in for a Pertussis outbreak soon.

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