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Whooping cough confirmed in 5-month-old

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Public Health has confirmed a third case of Pertussis in the territory. Also known as whooping cough it is a highly contagious bacterial disease of the respiratory tract. This latest case involves a five-month-old baby.  Public Health is working to determine the source of the exposure. Parents are urged to make sure their child's immunizations are up to date.
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