Cases of whooping cough have quadrupled in Canberra since April

Bageshri Savyasachi
Updated June 19 2024 - 9:34am, first published June 18 2024 - 11:57am

With two new notifications overnight, the ACT has reported 79 confirmed and probable cases of whooping cough since April.

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Bageshri Savyasachi

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