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Mountain View Voice

News - July 29, 2011

Deadline looms for whooping cough shots

Students need proof of booster shot or waiver when school starts

by Nick Veronin

About a third of Mountain View elementary students still need to get whooping cough booster shots before school starts, and high school students could be turned away from class if they haven't been immunized by the time school starts. Under a new law, seventh- through 12th-grade students at Mountain View schools, along with the rest of California, must prove that they have received a pertussis booster shot.

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