Whooping cough
The portion of U.S. children getting routine vaccinations required for kindergarten dipped slightly during the pandemic.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The rate of pertussis has fallen sharply in Maine, which not long ago had one of the highest rates of the infectious disease in the country.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say the death of an infant has been linked to whooping cough.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Officials in a Reno school district say another case of whooping cough has been reported.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Public Health has identified an outbreak of whooping cough in Shelby and Jefferson counties.