The number of whooping cough cases jumped from 21 to 51 over a 10-day period in Western North Carolina, according to multiple media reports.
The number of whooping cough cases jumped from 21 to 51 over a 10-day period in Western North Carolina, according to multiple media reports. Lezlie Sterling Observer File Photo
The number of whooping cough cases jumped from 21 to 51 over a 10-day period in Western North Carolina, according to multiple media reports. Lezlie Sterling Observer File Photo

NC whooping cough cases double in recent weeks, and it’s expected to get worse

December 19, 2017 11:33 AM