Goshen district confirms case of whooping cough

Goshen Central School District officials confirmed a case of whooping cough at Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School on Friday.



In a letter to parents, the district says the student is being treated with antibiotics.



They listed the symptoms of whooping cough as initially being like the common cold, but with a rapid progression into a high-pitched cough.



Officials say whooping cough can be particularly dangerous to infants under the age of 1.



 


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