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Whooping cough cases spike in North Dakota, Minnesota

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The number of whooping cough cases could be unprecedented this year in Minnesota and North Dakota.

The state projections mirror a national trend, as almost 18,000 cases have been reported so far this year in the U.S.


Director of Clay County Public Health Kathy McKay said county numbers have not yet been broken down, but the cases of pertussis statewide are at an epidemic level.

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