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WEB EXTRA: Whooping Cough Symptoms and Prevention

Updated: 11/15/2013 5:10 PM
Created: 11/15/2013 11:25 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

Whooping Cough cases have already been popping up in the Twin Cities metro this fall. Health officials are recommending that any students who have a cough that lasts longer than seven days be evaluated by a health care provider.

Here are some resources to help identify and prevent the spread of Whooping Cough:

Track Minnesota Whooping Cough Cases

See the latest Whooping Cough statistics and maps

2012 Pertussis Surveillance Report from the CDC

Read the latest vaccination recommendations

Pertussis: What Parents Need to Know

Pertussis Symptoms

Pertussis Prevention Tips

Photo: MGN Online/texastribune.org

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