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Confirmed case of pertussis at CMS

March 20, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — A Cole Middle School student was formally diagnosed with pertussis, otherwise known as “whooping cough,” the East Greenwich School District announced in a memo Tuesday.

The student with the illness is a seventh-grader and a member of one of the basketball teams at CMS, however the school did not specify if the student is either male or female.

For the rest of this story and more local news, pick up a copy of the East Greenwich Pendulum.

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