pertussis http://michiganradio.org en Michigan health officials urge vaccination to avoid pertussis outbreak http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-health-officials-urge-vaccination-avoid-pertussis-outbreak <p><a href="http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/index.php/whooping-cough-epidemic/">Washington</a>, Montana and other states are experiencing pertussis outbreaks.</p><p>The respiratory disease, also known as whooping cough, is highly contagious. If infants catch it, they often end up in the hospital.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 16:49:09 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 7216 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan health officials urge vaccination to avoid pertussis outbreak