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Whooping Cough Concerns in Lincoln County Submitted: 12/10/2012
Merrill - People in Lincoln County should be careful after an outbreak of whooping cough.

Well over a hundred people got the highly contagious disease since the start of the year.

But the numbers recently have seen a major increase.

Whooping cough often hits children the hardest.

The median age of those in Lincoln County with the disease is just over 16. The Lincoln County Public Health Department offers vaccinations for just five dollars.

Written By: Ben Meyer

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