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Map Shows California Has Become Hotbed For Whooping Cough, Measles, Group Blames Anti-Vaxxers

10/30/2014

CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A new map shows how California has become a hotbed for whooping cough and measles, diseases that are completely preventable by a vaccine.

The interactive map, published by the Council on Foreign Relations, shows California has been a major cluster of whopping cough this year, with 7,980 cases so far this year. By far, California has the highest number of whooping cough cases reported in the U.S.

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