Whooping Cough Outbreak at Middle School

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Scenic Middle School has had two confirmed cases of whooping cough in the last few weeks. Both students have been treated with antibiotics for the disease and one has returned to classes, while the other is still out recovering. Since the disease is very contagious and in some cases, fatal, the … Continue reading »

Klamath County Pertussis Concerns

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — With kids heading back to school, health officials are concerned about the pertussis, or whooping cough, outbreak. Since July 8th, there have been 25 confirmed cases, which brings the total in Klamath County to 37 since the beginning of the year. Infectious disease experts consider Klamath County to have an active … Continue reading »