Whooping cough outbreak in Utah - worst in 60 years
Updated: 10/16/2012 3:05 pm | Published: 10/16/2012 2:50 pm
Reported by: Brian Carlson
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A group called the Campaign for Adult Immunization claims Utah is seeing an outbreak of Pertussis or whooping cough. The campaign claims Utah is currently experiencing illnesses three times higher than the national average. It's the worst outbreak in Utah in over 60 years.
Infants are among the groups most vulnerable. The campaign claims 55% of infants become infected by adults.
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