Whooping cough cases continue to surge in San Diego County with 621 cases confirmed so far this year – nearly eight times as many cases as this same time last year.
Pertussis cases have been skyrocketing all year and this week, 19 more cases have been reported where the public may have been exposed, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services.
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