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Several Confirmed Cases Of Whooping Cough In Carroll County
Updated May 31, 2016 8:10 AM | Filed under: Health
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(CARROLL CO.) - The health department in a northwest Indiana county says it has confirmed several cases of whooping cough.

The Carroll County Health Department told the Lafayette Journal & Courier, two adults and an infant have the illness. The infant has been hospitalized and the adults work at a local courthouse.

At least two more people also may have the illness.

Whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory illness characterized by fever, coughing and other symptoms, and many who have the illness also develop pneumonia.



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