Pertussis cases reported at Sentinel High School  KPAX-TV

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MISSOULA – Three students at Sentinel High School have tested positive for pertussis, or whooping cough. Principal Ted Full stated in a message sent to parents and students on Tuesday that staff are continuing to work to identify all “close contacts” of the students to determine any immediate medical action is needed for additional students. “If […]

3 Missoula students test positive for whooping cough - KTVQ.com

Missoula school officials report three Sentinel High Students students tested positive for pertussis, commonly referred to as whooping cough. Administrators say they are identifying the students’ close contacts to determine if any other students are sick. The county health department will contact anyone who they suspect is a close contact and has been exposed to the disease.Missoula school officials report three Sentinel High Students students tested positive for pertussis, commonly referred to as whooping cough. Administrators say they are identifying the students’ close contacts to determine if any other students are sick. The county health department will contact anyone who they suspect is a close contact and has been exposed to the disease.

Whooping cough cases diagnosed at Sentinel High School | KECI

Lawmakers were alerted that a page on the House floor had the infection, triggering discussions about vaccine policies in the state.Lawmakers were alerted that a page on the House floor had the infection, triggering discussions about vaccine policies in the state.

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