Thursday, June 7, 2012

Pertussis (whooping cough) update 6/7/12

There have been a total of 111* pertussis cases reported statewide through June 6, 2012, compared to 50 reported cases in 2011 during the same period. *Additional cases may have occurred especially in the most recent weeks that are not included in this report.


The full weekly pertussis update is available on our website.
 
Maine CDC issued a health alert about increasing pertussis on May 15.
 
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