Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 5th, 1997
During National Infant Immunization Week, April 20-26, 1997, parents were reminded that these, and eight other common diseases, can be prevented with vaccine. Free or low cost immunizations were available at many sites during the week and throughout the year.
"We are concerned especially about whooping cough right now," said Dr. Mimi Fields, Chief Health Officer for Washington. "It can be deadly and we have seen an increase in the number of cases reported. Fortunately, whooping cough can be prevented if a child is...
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