Pertussis http://nwpr.org en CDC Recommends Pertussis Vaccine For Expectant Moms http://nwpr.org/post/cdc-recommends-pertussis-vaccine-expectant-moms <p>Public health experts are now recommending that pregnant women get the vaccine for whooping cough during pregnancy. The recommendation is in response to the growing outbreak of the disease in the U.S. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 00:05:20 +0000 Ruby de Luna 17284 at http://nwpr.org CDC Recommends Pertussis Vaccine For Expectant Moms Back To School Heightens Whooping Cough Concerns http://nwpr.org/post/back-school-heightens-whooping-cough-concerns <p>Most public school students in the Northwest head back to class next week. And that has public health officials on alert. They're afraid that classrooms could be fertile ground for the spread of whooping cough, an infectious disease that's already being called an epidemic in some states. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 23:06:54 +0000 Chris Lehman 14254 at http://nwpr.org Back To School Heightens Whooping Cough Concerns