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  • Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an acute respiratory tract infection that has increased in incidence in recent years.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic-whoo...
  • About 50% of babies less than one year old who get whooping cough have to be hospitalized.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pertussis
  • Pertussis, also known as whooping cough or 100-day cough, is a highly contagious bacterial disease.[1][2] Initially, symptoms are usually similar to those of the common cold with a runny nose, fever, and mild cough.
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  • Before the vaccine was developed, whooping cough was considered a childhood disease.
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  • The illness is characterized by coughing spells that end with a characteristic "whoop" as air is inhaled.
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  • Pertussis causes intense fits or spells (paroxysms) of coughing that often end with the characteristic whoop as air is inhaled.
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  • Whooping cough is an acute, highly contagious respiratory infection, usually caused by Bordetella pertussis.
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  • Other symptoms include a runny nose, raised temperature and vomiting after coughing.
  • http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/whoop...
  • Vaccination Matters: Help Protect Families from Whooping Cough is a public health initiative by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
  • http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5503a1.htm
  • To reduce pertussis morbidity in adolescents and maintain the standard of care for tetanus and diphtheria protection, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that: 1) adolescents aged 11--18 years should receive a single dose o...
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    What do I do if I think I have pertussis?
         
    Learn more about what to do if you think you or someone you know may have pertussis.

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