Wednesday 18 April 2012

Marathon County Whooping Cough Outbreak

Posted at 7:57 AM

 

The city of Wausau appears to be in the middle of an outbreak of whooping cough.

The Marathon County Health Department confirmed more than 100 cases of whooping cough with more expected in the coming days.

Parents of students in the Wausau Newman, D.C. Everest, Mosinee and Wausau school systems have been notified.

Any child showing cold-like symptoms is being told to stay home from school to avoid spreading it and see a doctor.

 

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