Health

Whooping Cough Cases Continue to Slow

| 2:48 PM

San Diego County has passed the 400 mark for pertussis cases in 2011, but that’s fewer than half the number of cases reported last year at this time, according to County Health and Human Services Agency officials. While new cases are being reported, the number of cases for the past two months is similar to what was seen in 2009.

Health

Recall of Organic Pastures Raw Milk Products

| 11:56 AM

The San Diego County Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is working with local retailers to remove Organic Pastures raw dairy products from store shelves after five California children, including one in San Diego County, were found to have been infected with a strain of E. coli traced back to the company.

Health

Whooping Cough Cases Continue in Schools

| 5:14 PM

Students and staff at three schools and a Girl Scout camp were potentially exposed to pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, after three children became ill with the highly contagious disease, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said today.