Adults At Greater Risk For Whooping Cough With 30,000 New Cases Reported Each YearYou probably think of Whooping Cough as a kid’s sickness that was eliminated decades ago by a childhood vaccine.
New York Hospitals Offering Whooping Cough Vaccine For Parents Of Newborns There have been more than 300 cases of the potentially deadly infection on Long Island this year and New York is near the top of the list for infection rates nationwide.
Sen Schumer Calls For Free Whooping Cough Vaccinations As Number Of Cases IncreasesThe number of whooping cough cases has tripled in New York, and Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on health officials to provide free vaccinations.
Sen. Schumer Calls On Health Officials To Provide Free Vaccinations For Whooping Cough This could be the worst year for whooping cough in this country in a half-century. So far this year, 1,288 cases have been reported in New York State -- three times the number from 2011.
Health Alert: Whooping Cough In Westhampton BeachSchool superintendent Michael Radday says the situation is under control.
Eye On New York: On The Whooping CoughIn this segment of Eye on New York, CBS 2's Emily Smith reports on the infection’s rise and Dana Tyler speaks with Dr. Jane Zucker, the New York City Health Department's Assistant Commissioner for Immunization, about what you can do to protect your children.
Whooping Cough Outbreak Spreads On Long Island; More Than 200 Cases ReportedAn alarming rise in a potentially fatal bacterial infection known as whooping cough has prompted a warning from the Suffolk County Health Department.
Long Island Officials Warn Of Rapidly Spreading Whooping Cough VirusA cluster of whooping cough is growing on Long Island, with dozens of people - mostly children - infected by the virus.
Suffolk County Officials Report Whooping Cough Outbreak In SmithtownThirteen students in three schools in Smithtown have been confirmed with the contagious bacterial infection also known as pertussis.
Whooping Cough Alert On Long IslandA nurse in the maternity ward at Good Samaritan Hospital was diagnosed with the condition.