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  • Pertussis is caused by bacterial infection. These bacteria can spread through:
  • Droplets released during sneezing or coughing
  • Surfaces contaminated with Droplets
  • Coming in direct contact with an infected person
  • The risk factors include:
  • Children who are not vaccinated are at high risk

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4 hours ago Aug 02, 2022 · A type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis causes whooping cough. If a person with whooping cough sneezes, laughs, or coughs, small droplets that contain this …

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Whooping cough, also known as pertussis or the 100-day cough, is a highly contagious bacterial disease. Initial symptoms are usually similar to those of the common cold with a runny nose, fever, and mild cough, but these are followed by two or three months of severe coughing fits. Following a fit of coughing, a high-pitched whoop sound or gasp may occur as the person breathes in. The violent coughing may last for 10 or more weeks, hence the phrase "100-day cough". A person …

Deaths: 58,700 (2015)
Symptoms: Runny nose, fever, cough

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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 …

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7 hours ago Whooping cough is caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis. The illness is characterized by coughing spells that end with a characteristic "whoop" as air is inhaled. …

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5 hours ago Pertussis is known as “whooping cough” because of the “whooping” sound that people can make when gasping for air after a fit of coughing. Whooping cough can cause rapid, violent, …

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1 hours ago What causes the cough in whooping cough (pertussis) has been a longstanding question in the field but has been difficult to answer because of the perceived lack of convenient small animal …

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4 hours ago Whooping cough outbreaks can be difficult to identify and manage, and cases of whooping cough may go unreported.Other respiratory bacteria and viruses often cause symptoms …

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5 hours ago 1991. The diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine is licensed. This vaccine is an acellular vaccine, which causes fewer side effects than the whole-cell DTP vaccine. The …

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1 hours ago Whooping cough can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening complications in babies. This is especially true within the first 6 months of life. It is important to know that many babies …

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

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3 hours ago Jan 20, 2021 · Whooping cough is a highly contagious disease caused by a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract. Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is caused by the …

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8 hours ago May 19, 2017 · Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is an extremely contagious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Whooping cough is also called the 100 days’ …

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3 hours ago May 21, 2018 · Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a serious respiratory infection caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. The infection causes violent, uncontrollable …

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Just Now May 31, 2019 · Whooping cough is one of the commonest vaccine preventable diseases. Children are vaccinated to prevent incidence of the condition. This has drastically reduced the …

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6 hours ago Score: 4.2/5 (36 votes) . Pertussis, a respiratory illness commonly known as whooping cough, is a very contagious disease caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis.These …

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