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California whooping cough epidemic: Latinos vigilant about vaccinating children
The Mercury News

They are often poor, undocumented and find it harder than most Californians to access health care.

But Latinos who live in southern Santa Cruz County have higher vaccination rates and a dramatically lower incidence of whooping cough than the more affluent white population in the northern end of the county, according to data reported by schools and the county health department.