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Health officials warn about whooping cough

CORDELE, GA (WALB) -

Public health officials want to remind you to protect your family from whooping cough.

They say pertussis cases have been reported in Crisp County.

The illness can be deadly in babies.

Experts say you should make sure children are vaccinated. You should also wash your hands frequently and cover your mouth with a tissue or your sleeve when you sneeze or cough.

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