Freshman GOP Rep. Curbelo Diagnosed With Whooping CoughFlorida Rep. Carlos Curbelo has been diagnosed with whooping cough.
Four Whooping Cough Cases Confirmed In Broward CountyBroward County, in the past two weeks, has had four recent cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The disease is serious, and can be fatal—especially in babies under one.
Whooping Cough On The Rise In South FloridaStudents in Broward and Miami-Dade public schools are required to do it. Doctors warn against skipping it. Despite those facts, fewer South Floridians are getting vaccinations for whooping cough, and cases in 2012 have skyrocketed.
Whooping Cough Confirmed In Miami-Dade, Monroe CountiesMore case of whooping cough have been confirmed across South Florida. The Florida Department of Health reported Wednesday that 15 cases had been reported in Miami-Dade and four cases had been reported in Monroe County.