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Whooping Cough In California Soars To Epidemic Levels
CBSLA.com/AP) ^ | June 13, 2014 11:48 AM | Tom Reopelle

Posted on 06/13/2014 2:01:03 PM PDT by BenLurkin

The California Department of Public Health said in a statement released Friday that more than 800 cases of pertussis have been reported over the past two weeks. As of June 10, there have been 3,458 cases of whooping cough — more than in all of 2013.

KNX 1070′s Tom Reopelle reports health officials say more than 85 percent of those who have contracted pertussis all had preventative shots.

(Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Local News
KEYWORDS: california; pertussis; whoopingcough

1 posted on 06/13/2014 2:01:03 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Brought to you by the illegal aliens Obama invited in.


2 posted on 06/13/2014 2:02:05 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: BenLurkin

Just part of the price of letting the third world come here at will . . .


3 posted on 06/13/2014 2:02:46 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: BenLurkin

“more than 85 percent of those who have contracted pertussis all had preventative shots.”

Then what good are the shots?


4 posted on 06/13/2014 2:03:42 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The shots are no good - I had the shots as a child and then contracted pertussis about 10 years ago. It is a horrible disease and lasted for about 6 months before just going away.


5 posted on 06/13/2014 2:09:49 PM PDT by quantumman
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To: BenLurkin

Maybe it will hit the “compromised” immune systems of the states Gaystapo members particularly hard.

Yes, I am being vindictive. Righteously so.


6 posted on 06/13/2014 2:11:00 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: BenLurkin

I cannot say what I really think should be done with the people in government who are calling shots today.


7 posted on 06/13/2014 2:12:05 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: BenLurkin

An oldie (also your thread), but a goodie from 2010:

Whooping Cough Declared An Epidemic In Calif
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2540308/posts


8 posted on 06/13/2014 2:17:48 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: quantumman

I contracted pertussis in SoCal perhaps two months ago. Not fun!


9 posted on 06/13/2014 2:17:54 PM PDT by dinodino
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To: beaversmom

Stay well!


10 posted on 06/13/2014 2:18:15 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Message here...........stay out of California. Of course that message goes for a lot of the US.


11 posted on 06/13/2014 2:21:49 PM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: BenLurkin

Thanks! You, too. Doing well (knock on wood).


12 posted on 06/13/2014 2:23:01 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: BenLurkin
Does the local news make any mention of the correlation of these new 'epidemics' with the influx of illegal aliens (not having inoculations, and being potential carriers of heretofore rare diseases)?
I know this is not causation -- but I have a suspicion that it is natural by-product of wide open-doors illegal invasions..
13 posted on 06/13/2014 2:23:32 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: BenLurkin

Just illegals bringing in the diseases Americans refuse to do


14 posted on 06/13/2014 2:24:09 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Not only that there are many parents here who refuse to get their kids vaccinations. Whooping cough can kill.


15 posted on 06/13/2014 2:24:52 PM PDT by waxer1 (A Republic if you can keep it--Benjamin Franklin. Well we lost it.)
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To: quantumman; Blood of Tyrants

Immunization, at least with regards to Pertusis, is only “good” for about 5 years. However, having and (of course) recovering from Pertusis gives a natural immunity of about 30 years.


16 posted on 06/13/2014 2:30:11 PM PDT by Roos_Girl (The world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Will they admit it's being brought in by illegal aliens? Or will they pawn it off on non-immunized Amish tourists ...


17 posted on 06/13/2014 3:06:18 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: BenLurkin

I won’t be surprised when malaria migrates into California from our southern neighbors.


18 posted on 06/13/2014 3:28:25 PM PDT by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: BenLurkin

(I would like to mention that just a few days ago, Sheriff Joe Arpaio warned of epidemics coming to the US because of the flood of illegal alien children.)

In infants younger than 1 year of age who get pertussis, about half are hospitalized. The younger the infant, the more likely treatment in the hospital will be needed. Of those infants who are hospitalized with pertussis about:

1 in 4 (23%) get pneumonia (lung infection)
1 or 2 in 100 (1.6%) will have convulsions (violent, uncontrolled shaking)
Two thirds (67%) will have apnea (slowed or stopped breathing)
1 in 300 (0.4%) will have encephalopathy (disease of the brain)
1 or 2 in 100 (1.6%) will die.

The most common complications in another study of adults with pertussis were:

Weight loss (33%)
Loss of bladder control (28%)
Passing out (6%)
Rib fractures from severe coughing (4%)


19 posted on 06/13/2014 3:39:51 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: BenLurkin

The phrase, “Made in China” comes to mind.


20 posted on 06/13/2014 4:07:57 PM PDT by aimhigh (1 John 3:23)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Just a few days ago, we had a new little cousin born. The doctor put out orders no one was to see the baby unless they got the shot. Just stop in on the way to mom's hospital room and get vaccinated! Excuse me, I didn't just fall off the turnip truck so checked the CDC website which clearly states the vaccine doesn't become effective for two weeks. Now here's this article showing the shot doesn't work. Makes one wonder who's getting kickbacks from the vaccine manufacturer. Smells like another TX Gov. Perry and his Gardasil vaccine buddy.
21 posted on 06/13/2014 5:09:36 PM PDT by bgill
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To: BenLurkin

Damn illegal Canucks!


22 posted on 06/13/2014 5:14:22 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: BenLurkin

Some people just can’t hack it....


23 posted on 06/13/2014 5:22:08 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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