Introduction: Whooping Cough


Whooping Cough: Infectious cough that can be dangerous to infants.

Whooping Cough: Highly communicable, vaccine-preventable disease that lasts for many weeks and is typically manifested in children with paroxysmal spasms of severe coughing, whooping, and posttussive vomiting.1

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1. excerpt from Pertussis: DBMD

Last revision: June 26, 2003

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