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2 Confirmed Local Cases Of Whooping Cough

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Health officials are warning about two confirmed cases of whooping cough in Lower Merion schools.

One involves a fourth-grade student at Merion School. The other involves an 11th-grader at Lower Merion High School.

A letter was sent home to parents.

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory disease defined by uncontrollable bursts of coughing.

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