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  6/15/2014, Sivan 17, 5774

Whooping Cough Epidemic Sweeps through California

The California Sate Public Health Department announced that the state has been hit hard with a whooping cough epidemic. 800 cases have been reported in the past two weeks alone.

“This is a problem of "epidemic proportions," the department said, relating to the highly contagious whooping cough respiratory infection otherwise known as pertussis.