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Pertusis, aka “Whooping Cough” increases in Madison County Alabama

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, February 24, 2012

You, the reader, may also be interested to know that Governor Robert Bentley, on June 11, 2011, ordered all 67 Public Health Departments in Alabama to cease performing Tuberculosis skin tests for the public.

What else will this Republican governor do to endanger public health?

Three more cases of whooping cough reported in Madison County; total now 11

Published: Friday, February 24, 2012, 11:40 AM
Updated: Friday, February 24, 2012, 1:45 PM
 By Chris Welch, The Huntsville Times The Huntsville Times
 Chris Welch, The Huntsville Times

HUNTSVILLE, AlabamaThe Madison County Health Department reported three more cases of whooping cough at Randolph School, Riverton Intermediate School and a 4-year-old. That ups the total number of the highly-contagious respiratory disease to 11, according to Dr. Debra Williams of the Madison County Health Department. Read the rest of this entry »

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