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News - January 21, 2011

Students need whooping cough booster

New state law goes into effect 2011-12 school year

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

More than 7,000 cases of whooping cough in California convinced state legislators to pass a law requiring students entering grades 7-12 to give proof they've received a booster shot for their pertussis vaccination, starting July 1.

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