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Weber County Battling Whooping Cough Outbreak

THE WEBER-MORGAN HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS BATTLING A WHOOPING COUGH OUTBREAK, THAT PUT ONE INFANT IN THE HOSPITAL FOR SEVERAL DAYS... AND MAY BE EFFECTING MORE THAN 30 ADULTS AND KIDS.

LORI BUTTARS, WITH THE DEPARTMENT, SAYS PERTUSSIS SYMPTOMS SOMETIMES LAST A LONG TIME -- AND CAN BE DEADLY, FOR YOUNG KIDS.

THE WHOOPING COUGH OUTBREAK HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AT THREE WEBER COUNTY SCHOOLS, IN PLAIN CITY, FARR WEST AND SOUTH OGDEN.

 

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