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Baby Dies Of Whooping Cough In Wash.

AP | Dec. 18, 2012 10:07 a.m. | Seattle

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Seattle-King County health department says a newborn baby died last week of whooping cough.

The department is withholding most details about the Thursday’s death for the family’s privacy.

But the department says it’s a reminder that mothers and family members should be immunized to protect babies from pertussis.


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