Washington state had 4,604 whooping cough cases in 2012

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 8 at 7:40 PM

The Centers for Disease Control reported Thursday that a total of 4,604 cases of whooping cough (pertussis) were reported in Washington state in 2012 -- a 478 percent increase over the previous year.

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