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McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >>
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >>
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It's a crime that continues to generate anger and disbelief in Montgomery and beyond- the destruction of the home of Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks. The case took center stage this Labor Day at an annualMore >>
The community is uniting to help catch the criminals who desecrated a piece of Montgomery history. The vandalism of Rosa Parks' home angered many across the city and hundreds have donated in an effort to help find those responsible. Crimestoppers is hoping a bigger reward will crack the case.More >>
KINGMAN, AZ (CBS5) -
A pertussis outbreak has hit Mohave County, according to county officials.
A few cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, have been confirmed in the Kingman, Bullhead and Lake Havasu area, said Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson.
There have been 114 confirmed cases in the Colorado City area with 16 new cases in the past two weeks alone, Johnson said.
Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial disease. Common symptoms to look for are paroxysmal coughs, inspiratory whoop and vomiting after coughing.
"While pertussis can be annoying for adults, if not treated properly, it can be deadly for children, especially newborns," Johnson said.
Johnson noted the most effective way to prevent pertussis is through vaccination with DTaP for infants and children and with Tdap for preteens, teens and adults. Protection from the childhood vaccine fades over time, requiring revaccination in adulthood, he added.
People with questions or concerns are asked to contact the Mohave County Public Health Department at 928-753-0743.
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