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Whooping cough outbreak forces Kalispell Middle School to cancel dance

By NBC Montana Staff
Published On: May 16 2013 11:41:33 AM MDT
Updated On: May 16 2013 11:42:21 AM MDT
One case of whooping cough confirmed at KMS
KALISPELL, Mont. -

Kalispell Middle School officials canceled the “School’s Out” spring dance scheduled for next Friday, May 17 because of a large outbreak of whooping cough.

Reports are more than 26 cases have been confirmed at the school and officials say “ putting several hundred kids in close proximity at a dance will not help the situation.”