Fourteen cases of whooping cough in Beltrami County
Fourteen cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, have been diagnosed in Beltrami County, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
The cases have been confirmed since mid-December, most of them in school-aged children.
According to a press release from the Department of Health:
It is not unusual to see pertussis cases in late fall and winter.
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