Whooping Cough Outbreak in Big Spring 12/4/13
CBS 7 News
December 4, 2013
An increase in cases of Whooping Cough in Howard County has officials concerned. As of this week there are nine confirmed cases of Pertussis, according to Big Spring Fire Chief Craig Ferguson.
The Texas State Health Department alerted Big Spring officials of the outbreak after reports from the county and school district.
Health Officials urge residents to get vaccinated and if they do develop a cough, to visit their doctor and stay home.