Alberta Health Services (AHS) has declared an outbreak of pertussis (whooping cough) in the west part of AHS South Zone, including the communities of Lethbridge, Lethbridge County and Raymond.

There have been 15 new cases of pertussis confirmed in the South Zone in the last two weeks, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 42 for 2019. There were 58 confirmed cases in the South Zone last year.

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