WHOOPING-COUGH OUTBREAK BRINGS TIGHTER LAW IN 2011

Begining in the fall of 2011, all children in 7th through 12th grades planning to attend public or private school must submit proof they’ve received a booster shot to guard against whooping cough, also known as pertussis. Landon Hall, reporter for the Orange County Register, writes about one of the most important health-related laws taking effect in California in 2011.

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/booster-282357-disease-school.html