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Baby Dies Of Whooping Cough In King County

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SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle-King County health department says a newborn baby died last week of whooping cough.
    
The department is withholding most details about the Thursday's death for the family's privacy.
    
But the department says it's a reminder that mothers and family members should be immunized to protect babies from pertussis.

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