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Pertussis Cluster Reported at San Pasqual High School

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Six cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been confirmed at San Pasqual High School in the Escondido Union High School District. This is the first cluster of cases at a school in San Diego County during this academic year.

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Local Infant Dies from Pertussis

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A 5-week-old San Diego infant died on July 15 from pertussis, also known as whooping cough, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. The death of the previously healthy infant is the second from the highly contagious respiratory disease in California this year, and the first in San Diego since 2010.