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Case of whooping cough at Massillon school

Posted: 2:04 PM, Dec 04, 2015
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.