• Pertussis | Whooping Cough | Home | CDC

    www.cdc.gov/pertussis/index.html Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease. It is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis is known for ...
  • whooping cough - WebMD

    www.webmd.com/children/guide/whooping-cough-symptoms-treatment Whooping cough (also known as pertussis) is a bacterial infection that gets into your nose and throat. It spreads very easily, but vaccines like DTaP and Tdap can ...
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)-Topic Overview - WebMD

    www.webmd.com/children/tc/whooping-cough-pertussis-topic-overview Whooping cough (pertussis) is a disease that causes very severe coughing that may last for months. During bursts of violent coughing, you may make a noise that sounds ...
    • Whooping cough - Mayo Clinic

      www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whooping-cough/basics/.../con-20023295 Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. In many people, it's marked by a severe hacking cough followed by a high-pitched intake ...
    • Pertussis | Whooping Cough | About the Disease | CDC

      www.cdc.gov/pertussis/about/index.html Causes and Transmission Explains how a person can develop pertussis and how the bacteria spreads...
    • Whooping Cough Treatment, Sound & Pertussis Vaccine

      www.medicinenet.com/pertussis/article.htm Whooping cough is a bacterial upper respiratory infection that leads to episodes of violent coughing. The disease is named for the characteristic sound produced when ...
    • Pertussis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whooping_cough 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 ...
    • Whooping cough Symptoms - Mayo Clinic

      www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whooping-cough/basics/.../CON-20023295 Once you become infected with whooping cough, it takes about seven to 10 days for signs and symptoms to appear, though it can sometimes take longer.
    • Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - KidsHealth

      kidshealth.org/parent/infections/bacterial_viral/whooping_cough.html Whooping cough (pertussis) is an infection of the respiratory system caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis (or B. pertussis). It mainly affects babies younger ...
    • Whooping Cough :: Washington State Dept. of Health

      www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/WhoopingCough Whooping Cough (pertussis) in Washington. Pertussis or Whooping cough is an illness that causes a severe cough and may last for months. Vaccination is the best ...