Officials: LI sees jump in whooping cough cases in 2012
Long Island saw a significant rise in whooping cough cases in 2012, mirroring a national trend.
Suffolk County reported 515 cases in 2012, up from 314 in 2011. Nassau's cases more than doubled to 140 in 2012, up from 68 in 2011, a spokeswoman for the Nassau County Department of Health said Thursday.
The nation is suffering its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according...