In 2012 in Oregon, there were 910 cases of pertussis in 2012, compared with 328 cases during the same time in 2011. The case ages ranged from 8 days to 90 years; median age was 10 years old. Twenty-five infants were hospitalized; 24 of them were 3 months old or younger.
The majority of cases occurred in the Portland Metro area, though there were cases reported throughout the state. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) now recommends pregnant women get a Tdap booster vaccination during each and every pregnancy; Oregon's standing orders follow that recommendation.
Follow 2013 cases in Oregon.
2012 cases by county.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention monitors pertussis cases nationwide.
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Case Counts by Year, Oregon, 2002-2012