County health officials declared a second outbreak of whooping cough in the Vail School District, as five students at Sycamore Elementary School have tested positive for the highly contagious respiratory disease.
Infant Bryanna Robles is pictured during her hospital stay at the University of Arizona Medical Center, where she nearly died from whooping cough. Her treatment worked, and she is scheduled to go home Monday.
Richard Lopez holds his sleeping 7-week-old niece, Bryanna Robles, at the Diamond Children's medical center at the UA. The mood in Bryanna's room was celebratory, with the news that she would be discharged after weeks in ICU with whooping cough, which almost killed her.