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California´s pertussis epidemic
escalates, health officials report

Los Angeles Times, by Eryn Brown

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Posted By:Honeybadger, 6/28/2014 7:27:22 AM

California´s pertussis epidemic has escalated, state health officials said Friday, with 4,558 cases reported this year as of Tuesday — 1,100 of those in the last two weeks."We are off to a really bad start in 2014," Dr. Gil Chavez, state epidemiologist with the California Department of Public Health, said during a phone call with reporters Friday.Vaccination of pregnant women is the most important thing that can be done to protect infants.- Dr. Gil Chavez, state epidemiologist with the California Department of Public Health Chavez delivered his comments as the health department released a report summarizing the latest data on this

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40, 6/28/2014 8:25:58 AM     (No. 9903061)

Yeah!! Bring in more illegals from South of the Border and get healthier. When will they ever learn?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 6/28/2014 8:48:32 AM     (No. 9903086)

Another article describes the various health problems suffered by border agents because of contact with these illegals. Is this not reason enough to secure our borders to avoid a public health catastrophe?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: deepthinker, 6/28/2014 10:10:14 AM     (No. 9903223)

It is, of course, "racism" to suggest that Americans ought not to face the same disease risks as our fellow world citizens face elsewhere...Just suck it up Gringo!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: frede, 6/28/2014 11:37:39 AM     (No. 9903385)

The parents of the unprotected children should go to jail.

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