Forsyth County Health officials are investigating several cases of pertussis – also known as whooping cough. Most of them involve adolescents.
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Four cases of pertussis – also known as whooping cough – have been confirmed at Davie County High School.
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National Health officials say pertussis, or whooping cough is on pace to be the worst in 50 years, with nearly 18,000 cases recorded so far this year. North Carolina is also seeing an increase.