29 May 2024

Health authorities send notice as whooping cough cases spike

From Morning Report, 8:39 am on 29 May 2024

There's been a sudden spike in whooping cough, which has prompted health authorities to send notices out to GPs, hospitals and hauora Maori clinics warning them to be on the look out for the disease - also known as pertussis - and to protect the most vulnerable. Health Correspondent Rowan Quinn reports.