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Whooping Cough Concern Expands

andy lambertFebruary 3, 2015

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The outbreak of whooping cough in Barton County could be much bigger than initially thought. One person has already died, one of five confirmed cases. Now 23 more people are being investigated as potentially carrying the disease. The news is leading to a surge in interest for the vaccine against whooping cough, which has some hospitals struggling to keep enough on hand.

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