Whooping Cough

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Is It Safe To Delay Your Child’s Immunizations?

There’s not only the problem of skipping childhood vaccines—there’s also risk from delaying immunizations. Yet a new study shows most doctors are willing to “spread out” vaccinations in order to ease the fears of parents who worry that too many vaccines can harm a child. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there’s no evidence to back up those fears.


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Whooping Cough Cases Rise In Weld County, Impact Schools

Health officials in Weld County say they’ve seen an increase in the number of cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, this year.


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Vaccine Debate Headed To Colorado

A proposal to make it harder to send kids to school without their vaccines is up for a vote Thursday in a Colorado House committee.


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Video Released To Help Families Protect Against Whooping Cough

Colorado health officials are hoping a new video will help families protect themselves against whooping cough.


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Whooping Cough On The Rise In Colorado

We are heading into cold and flu season and there have been more than a thousand cases of whooping cough so far this year.


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15 Weld County School Report Cases Of Whooping Cough

Weld County is warning parents about whooping cough cases.


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2012 Was Worst Year For Whooping Cough Since 1955

The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.


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Fossil Ridge High School Warns About Whooping Cough

Parents are being warned about the spread of whooping cough.


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Whooping Cough Epidemic Keeps Getting Worse

Colorado’s whooping cough epidemic is getting worse as health officials confirmed Monday there are now more than 1,000 cases in the state.


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Whooping Cough A Serious Epidemic In Colorado

Colorado health officials are warning parents to be sure their children are fully immunized as whooping cough continues to be on the rise in Colorado.



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