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Whooping cough warning

Parents are being urged to get their children vaccinated against whooping cough and mums-to-be in Cumbria are being invited to have the vaccine to protect their unborn children as the country faces a whooping cough epidemic.

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People are urged to get whooping cough vaccine

Doctors in Cumbria are making renewed calls to pregnant women and parents to protect their children from Whooping Cough as the number of confirmed cases in Cumbria this year nears 200.

Parents are being urged to get their children vaccinated and mums-to-be are urged to get the vaccine to protect their unborn children.

Nigel Calvert from NHS Cumbria explained more about whooping cough and why it's important to get immunised.

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