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Metro Detroit ‘hotspot’ for vaccination waivers

Metro Detroit ‘hotspot’ for vaccination waivers

Growing numbers of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children for non-medical reasons are creating “hotspots” across the country and in Metro Detroit, increasing chances for outbreaks of measles or other diseases, health researchers say. Since 2009, the number...

Number of whooping cough cases rise in Calhoun County

Number of whooping cough cases rise in Calhoun County

The number of reported pertussis cases in Calhoun County has risen to 11 since county health officials announced an outbreak earlier this month. Health officials have confirmed nine of the cases of the disease, also known as whooping cough, and two are still probable,...