Comments for: CDC: Whooping cough rising at alarming rate in US

Posted July 19, 2012, at 7:46 p.m.

ATLANTA — The U.S. appears headed for its worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades, with the number of cases rising at an epidemic rate that experts say may reflect a problem with the effectiveness of the vaccine. Nearly 18,000 cases have been reported so far — …

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