Case of whooping cough at Massillon school

Posted at 2:04 PM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 14:04:42-05

A case of whooping cough was reported at a Massillon school, administrators say.

According to officials, there was only one case reported at Massillon Junior High/Intermediate School and it is not considered an epidemic. 

The school was notified of the case on Dec. 1.

Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection.