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Whooping Cough

Whooping cough cases in Pima County at 8-year high

Whooping cough cases are at an eight-year high in Pima County, and the Vail area southeast of Tucson continues to suffer the deepest consequences of the ongoing problem.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Vail continues to see whooping cough

The Vail School District has confirmed another case of whooping cough, this time at one of the district’s smaller charter schools.

November 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Officials declare second whooping-cough outbreak in Vail

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.

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

New case of whooping cough at Vail school

A case of whooping cough in an unvaccinated child has been confirmed at Sycamore Elementary School in the Vail Unified School District.

November 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Whooping cough surfaces in Vail

The Vail School District has confirmed four cases of whooping cough since the beginning of September, officials said.

October 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tiny Bryanna beats the odds, but her harrowing case illustrates whooping cough's grave danger for infants

Tiny Bryanna beats the odds, but her harrowing case illustrates whooping cough's grave danger for infants

Tiny Bryanna Robles was in respiratory failure from whooping cough and her parents were agonizing over a controversial, high-risk and last-ditch intervention.

June 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tiny Bryanna beats the odds, but her harrowing case illustrates whooping cough's grave danger for infants

Tiny Bryanna beats the odds, but her harrowing case illustrates whooping cough's grave danger for infants

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.

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Tiny Bryanna beats the odds, but her harrowing case illustrates whooping cough's grave danger for infants

Tiny Bryanna beats the odds, but her harrowing case illustrates whooping cough's grave danger for infants

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.

June 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

New whooping cough strain in US raises questions

NEW YORK — Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.

February 06, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

Whooping cough still on the rise in Arizona

Cases of whooping cough - an infection that can kill otherwise healthy infants - continued to climb in Arizona this year.

December 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona infant dies of whooping cough

PHOENIX — The death of a Maricopa County infant from whooping cough is prompting health officials to urge residents to make sure they’re vaccinated.

April 26, 2012 8:55 amLoading…

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