Cough alert

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

There has been an out­break of whoop­ing cough in NSW with 2831 no­ti­fi­ca­tions of the in­fec­tion since Jan­uary - a three­fold in­crease for the same pe­riod last year. Op­po­si­tion spokesman for health Walt Secord said: “The worst part of this in­crease in whoop­ing cough in­ci­dences in NSW is that many of them are pre­ventable.”

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