Pertussis Causes

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Just Now Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a very contagious respiratory illness caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. The disease is only found in humans. Whooping …

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7 hours ago Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is a respiratory infection that's very contagious. It usually results in prolonged and repeated bouts (paroxysms) of coughing in children and …

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Just Now Whooping cough (pertussis) can cause serious illness in people of all ages but is most dangerous for babies. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect against pertussis. Make sure you and …

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2 hours ago Clinical Features. Educate parents to consider pertussis when their child has a cough or apnea. Let them know that it can be a severe illness, especially for infants, and they should seek …

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Just Now Feb 11, 2022 · Causes. Whooping cough is caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. When an infected person coughs or sneezes, tiny germ-laden droplets are sprayed …

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3 hours ago Mar 30, 2016 · The causes of these fluctuations in the epidemiology of pertussis are still a topic of controversy, though the findings of Rohani and Drake suggest that evolution of the B. …

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5 hours ago Many babies with whooping cough don’t cough at all. Instead it may cause apnea and turn blue or struggle to breathe. It may seem like a common cold for the entire illness, not just the …

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Just Now Nov 17, 2022 · Symptoms of pertussis start 7 to 10 days after being exposed and vary by age. They usually begin as cold-like symptoms including a runny nose, tearing eyes, fatigue and …

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8 hours ago 11 hours ago · Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a bacterial infection that causes a violent, persistent cough. In 2019, the last year before the pandemic, Maine reported the …

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Just Now Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is a priority for NIAID. It most commonly affects infants and young children and can be fatal. Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is a priority for NIAID. NIAID …

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1 hours ago Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an extremely contagious bacterial infection. It can cause serious respiratory illness in people of all ages but is most dangerous for babies. Learn …

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6 hours ago Aug 04, 2022 · Causes and How It Spreads. Diagnosis and Treatment. Complications. Prevention. Fast Facts. Page last reviewed: August 4, 2022. Content source: National Center …

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4 hours ago Whooping cough (pertussis) is an endemic (common) disease in the United States. It is a contagious respiratory illness and spreads easily from person to person. Outbreaks may occur …

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3 hours ago Jan 07, 2020 · Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. The disease is most dangerous in …

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8 hours ago Mar 12, 2020 · Pertussis is caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. This bacterium attaches to the cilia (tiny, hair-like extensions) that line the nose and throat, where it …

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2 hours ago Apr 06, 2022 · Pertussis or whooping cough is an uncontrollable, violent cough that often causes cough fits. This makes it difficult for the patient to breathe and requires them to take deep …

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7 hours ago Whooping cough caused thousands of deaths in the 1930s and 1940s. With the advent of a vaccine, the death rate has declined dramatically. Pertussis vaccines are very effective. …

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