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no big whoop

(Something) not inconvenient or difficult at all; not at all troublesome. John: "Thanks so much for watching the kids for me last night. There was an emergency in work." Dave: "No big whoop, man. I'm happy to help out." Seriously, it's no big whoop if you want me to drive you to the airport tomorrow.
See also: big, whoop

open (up) a can of whoop ass (on someone)

To commit, engage in, or threaten physical violence (against someone). Sometimes said in a jocular or pseudo-serious manner. If that punk doesn't shut up soon, I'm gonna have to go over there and open up a can of whoop ass! My old man was the toughest guy in town when he was alive. He could open a can of whoop ass on anyone!
See also: ass, can, of, open, whoop

no big deal

 and no biggie
Inf. [of something] not difficult or troublesome. Don't worry. It's no big deal to wash the car. No problem. It's no biggie.
See also: big, deal

whoop it up

to celebrate, especially with cheers and whoops. It was a very noisy party. Everyone was whooping it up well past midnight. The campaign workers whooped it up for their candidate. I can't get out there and whoop it up for something I don't believe in.
See also: up, whoop

whoop it up

to celebrate or enjoy yourself in a noisy and enthusiastic way The proposal's supporters whooped it up like cheerleaders when the governor said he supported it. I won't be whooping it up this week – I have too much to do.
See also: up, whoop

whoop it up

1. Also, make whoopee. Celebrate noisily, as in After exams they decided to whoop it up at their apartment, or Down in the basement the residents were making whoopee. The variant may be dying out. [Slang; late 1800s]
2. Arouse enthusiasm, especially politically, as in The volunteers' job is to whoop it up for the candidate. [Slang; late 1800s]
See also: up, whoop

no big deal

and no biggie and no big whoop
n. (something) not difficult or troublesome. (see also NBT.) Don’t worry. It’s no big deal. No biggie; no prob.
See also: big, deal

no big whoop

verb
See also: big, whoop

whoop it up

Slang
1. To have a jolly, noisy celebration.
2. To express or arouse enthusiasm; cheer: conventioneers whooping it up for their candidate.
See also: up, whoop
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Public Health Wales said there have also been several recent hospitalisations in children under 12 months old whose mothers had not been vaccinated against whooping cough.
New data from Public Health England (PHE) showed a rise in cases of whooping cough in the first six months of the year (1,744 cases), compared to the same period last year (1,412 cases).
Getting vaccinated helps to protect the baby from developing whooping cough in the first few weeks of their life.
and Ms Sheffield engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations by publishing statements on the Homeopathy Plus website to the effect that: the whooping cough vaccine is short lived, unreliable and no longer effective; the vaccine may not be the best solution for, of limited effect, and is unreliable at best in protecting against whooping cough; and the vaccine is largely ineffective in protecting against whooping cough, when in fact the whooping cough vaccine is effective in protecting a significant majority of people from contracting whooping cough.
Latest PHE data show an overall decline in whooping cough cases since the pregnancy programme started in October 2012, with the greatest decrease in disease seen in infants under six months old.
In fact, if babies 1 year or younger catch Whooping Cough repercussion can be severe, with half of them ending up in hospitals.
Changing climatic and environmental conditions may further negatively influence availability of fresh water and associated food resources for Whooping Cranes (CWS and USFWS 2007, Chavez-Ramirez and Wehtje 2012).
Bouressa, who has worked as a pediatrician in Lane County for 15 years, said the cluster of local whooping cough cases is notable, although similar upticks have been seen in the past.
Nationally 14 infants were killed by whooping cough, while another 429 cases of the disease were diagnosed in children under the age of three months.
The consequences for a baby who contracts whooping cough can be grave: some will die, while others will suffer pneumonia and brain damage.
There continues to be an increase in the number of whooping cough cases over the last few months.
The number of whooping cough cases recorded in the UK have soared to their highest levels in 20 years, with 13 babies dead from the disease in 2012.
ISLAMABAD -- Whooping cough (Pertussis) a bacterial disease is widespread in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa and affects 40 percent children yearly in the province.
How can I tell if my kids (or my parents) have whooping cough?
PREGNANT women across Teesside are being urged to get vaccinated against whooping cough as the UK experiences its worst outbreak for 20 years.