By Shelley Grieshop
Local health officials are concerned about a recent increase in cases of whooping cough - a disease that can be deadly, especially to infants and young children.
"We've had eight cases" since March, said Joyce Jansen, infectious disease nurse at the Mercer County-Celina City Health Department. "We've had so many in such a short time and I believe there could be more that we don't know about. It's a growing concern."
Jansen said she's not sure why there's been a sudden rise in cases. [More