Comments for: Summer camps warned of whooping cough outbreak

Posted July 05, 2012, at 6:19 p.m.
Last modified July 05, 2012, at 9:33 p.m.

Cases of whooping cough continue to rise in Maine as children head off to summer camps, potentially spreading the highly contagious disease to new groups of children. Over the last two weeks, the total number of whooping cough cases reported in Maine this year has jumped from 158 to 207. …

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  • Anonymous

    As a child I had Whooping Cough twice. It was terrible. As an adult I had the vaccine. I can’t picture a baby surviving it.

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