Vaccine Advised for Pregnant Women

(CNN) — Pertussis, or whooping cough, is on the rise in the U.S. Federal officials say more than 32,000 cases and 16 deaths have already been recorded this year, most of those in infants. That’s why pediatricians recommend parents and their babies get vaccinated for pertussis right after the child is born. But now the … Continue reading »

Free Vaccination Clinic at LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re looking to skip out on the misery of flu season, KEZI 9 News is here to help. We’re hosting a vaccination clinic Wednesday afternoon. Health and Human Services managers say only 10 percent of Lane County’s population is vaccinated against pertussis, or whooping cough. They say we should be at … Continue reading »

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