Health officials in the Mountain State are encouraging residents to get immunized against whooping cough to prevent an epidemic like the one that has hit Washington state...
Officials say there have been 60 investigated cases of the disease in West Virginia so far this year. Whooping cough is a contagious disease spread through coughing and sneezing while in close contact with other people.
Federal health officials say it's one of the most commonly occurring vaccine-preventable diseases in the country.
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