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The foolish anti-vaccination crowd

...to dramatically diminish diseases like measles and whooping cough in the developed world; it took all the hysteria...study in the journal Pediatrics found that the 2010 whooping-cough outbreak in California -- when the state had the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-19/the-foolish-anti-vaccination-crow
Opinion
OP-ed: Delay in vaccinations a cause for concern

...nearly everyone in the U.S. got measles, and hundreds died annually from the infection.Prior to pertussis (whooping cough) immunization, between 150,000 and 260,000 cases of pertussis were reported each year in the United States...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-04-30/op-ed-delay-in-vaccinations-a-cau
Opinion
Flu on the rise

...or RSV, and pertussis, or the whooping cough, are also illnesses circulating...RSV symptoms, Emmick said. The whooping cough has sent far fewer patients to...immunizations, Emmick said. Whooping cough symptoms are a fever and a bad...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-28/flu-on-the-rise
News
Health clinics offer back-to-school shots

...immunized as required by law, with DTAP (diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis, or whooping cough) against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and polio shots. As of last year, the state also...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081102/bac_081102bts015.shtml
Seminar takes women through 12 key issues

...most." Keeter said some of the 11 childhood diseases preventable by immunization include diphtheria, chicken pox, whooping cough and tetanus. "Shots are required at birth or 1 month, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, between 12 and 18 months...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022800/ala_022800new005.shtml
alaska
New shot requirements begin: Varicella (chickenpox) vaccination goes into effect July 1

...at age 14-16, receive Tdap vaccine (tetanus/diphtheria/acellular pertussis). Outbreaks of pertussis, or whooping cough, are occurring in Alaska communities. This disease can be devastating to infants. More information regarding the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041009/peo_285881437.shtml
Area mushers join campaign for health

...most." Keeter said some of the 11 childhood diseases preventable by immunization include diphtheria, chicken pox, whooping cough and tetanus. "Shots are required at birth or 1 month, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, between 12 and 18 months...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022800/new_022800new002.shtml
News

...depression Broken heart may cause as much distress as physical pain Couple dives into marital abyss for bliss Whooping cough outbreak reported on peninsula Gease named director of sportfishing group Alaskans not rattled by 2002 shake...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110203/index.shtml

...south fo Juneau Air tanker commander perseveres in Qatar Wasilla gets council member through write-in race Whooping cough cases reported in Homer Kenai Peninsula, Juneau, Fairbanks in hunt for Arctic games One dead, one missing...

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