Navigation Links
Rising Rates of Whooping Cough in Idaho

This year patients with whooping cough/Pertussis have tripled in Idaho (central) and health officials are advising people to get themselves revaccinated against infectious respiratory disease. 72 cases have been // reported totally by central district health department so far in Ada (55 cases), Boise, Elmore (17) and Valley counties in southwest Idaho. Statistics shows that the numbers of cases are on the rise when compared to the 10 year average period of 23 cases/year.

The aim is to prevent the spread of disease and save infants. Though the disease is fatal there were no deaths as most of them were vaccinated during their childhood but the vaccine are only 80% effective and become weakened by the time the person reaches adolescence. But this vaccine has reduced the death tolls from 5000-10,000/year during the 1940 to 30/year.

The early symptoms of the disease are runny nose, sneezing, a mild cough and a slight fever and later advances to severe cough, vomiting, difficulty in breathing and the characteristic high pitched “Whoop” (the sound that is heard during breathing in severe cases).All this will continue for a period of 10 weeks. People should not wait till they reach the final stages it will be advisable if they see a doctor immediately when they are in the earlier stages.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. With More Appearance Conscious Consumers The Need For Slimming Products Is Rapidly Rising
2. Rising Rates Of C.Difficile Infection Among Non-Hospitalized Patients
3. Breast Cancer In India Rising Rapidly
4. Rising Medicare costs
5. Rising in career top charts is Medical transcription
6. Rising Number of Preterm Births Cause Concern
7. Rising Rates of Obesity and Diabetes Puts Pressure on the Australians
8. UN Sounds Alarm Over Rising Cocaine Consumption In Europe
9. Government Failed to Prevent Rising Teen Pregnancies
10. Drug Prices Rising Faster Than Inflation
11. Rising numbers indicate looming cocaine epidemic
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... If you don’t mind a bit of prickly therapy to ... to consider a treatment that some have called the next great tool in dermatology ... also known as skin needling, is a procedure using a device covered with tiny, ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... MAP ... Platform, announced today that Enlightened Solutions has joined the Premier Outcomes-Driven Provider Network. ... care continuum for their patients being treated for substance use. , Enlightened Solutions ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... Nepenthe Laboratory Services (NLS), a ... last week to raise non-perishable food item donations for Food for Lane County, and ... on NBC. , “The goal of the assembly was to create an exciting atmosphere ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... In an effort to increase public awareness ... promotion and research organization, declared May as “National Sunshine Month.” , With ... cultural behavior over the past several decades, Americans spend more time indoors than ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ProList is a ... Pro X . With ProList, editors can easily create lists for presentations, youtube ... create additional bullet points. ProList is the perfect complement to presentation style videos. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that it is celebrating Hepatitis Awareness Month with a campaign ... their personal story and encourage those at risk to get tested and begin the road ... ... ... Pharmacy (PRNewsFoto/Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.) ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  Specialty Silicone Fabricators ... that shows how a cleanroom works. The free ... about science and technology. ... a technology company, SSF enthusiastically supports the Science, ... educators foster the next generation of innovators. We ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016 Global and Chinese ... basic overview of the industry that covers definition, ... mesh report explores into the international and Chinese ... on Surgical Mesh market spread across 150 pages ... figures is available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/470569-global-and-chinese-surgical-mesh-industry-2016-market-research-report.html . ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: