TITLE

Pertussis -- California, January-June 2010

AUTHOR(S)
Winter, K.; Harriman, K.; Schechter, R.; Yamada, E.; Talarico, J.; Chavez, G.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/9/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 26, p817
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article announces the number of pertussis cases reported to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) from January to June 2010. It highlights an increase in the number of pertussis cases. It reveals a high incidence of pertussis among Hispanic infants compared with other racial/ethnic populations. The article notes the efforts of the CDPH to prevent transmission of the disease through the dissemination of educational materials and clinical guidance and the promotion of community awareness.
ACCESSION #
52417753

 

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