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Over 50 students contract whooping cough

Casey Kim April 29, 2019

Over 50 students across both campuses have been diagnosed with whooping cough, Community Health Officer Milo Sini said in an email to students and parents. Because the disease is highly contagious,...

Whooping cough outbreak continues to grow

Sophie Haber February 22, 2019

As the number of whooping cough cases at school grows, the next step may be to limit interschool activities, according to the Los Angeles County Health Department Office of Communications and Public...

School takes steps to curtail pertussis outbreak

Sophie Haber February 14, 2019

The school will send home any students with flu or cold-like symptoms that do not have proof of negative pertussis test results or completed pertussis treatment when classes resume after the long weekend...

Whooping cough outbreak reaches 21

Sophie Haber February 6, 2019

Twenty-one students across both campuses now have Pertussis, or whooping cough, according to an email that Community Health Officer Milo Sini sent Wednesday to parents of students in classes with those...

Students contract whooping cough

Casey Kim December 19, 2018

Eight students across both the middle and upper school campuses were diagnosed with pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, Community Health Officer Milo Sini said in an email Dec. 18.  The school...

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Community Health Officer reports case of pertussis at the Upper School

Sophie Haber November 20, 2017

At least one upper school student has been diagnosed with pertussis, or whooping cough, Community Health Officer Milo Sini said in an email to parents Nov. 8. Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory...

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