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Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing. The coughing can make it hard to breathe. A deep "whooping"sound is often heard when the patient tries to take a breath.

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Highly Contagious Pertussis Re-Emerges; Required Tdap Vaccine Protects Against It  Average Rating 0%

Pertussis is a highly contagious and sometimes fatal bacterial disease which has increased alarmingly in the past decade. To help provide protection, all students 11 and older entering the sixth grade in ...


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U.S. FDA staff: may need wider eczema caution for kids | Reuters  Average Rating 0%

* Sanofi-Aventis allergy drug Nasacort AQ (triamcinolone); five-disease vaccine Pentacel; diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine Daptacel * Privately held Boehringer Ingelheims ...

CDC Features - Pertussis (Whooping Cough) What You Need To Know  Average Rating 0%

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is very contagious and can cause serious illnessespecially in infants who are too young to be fully vaccinated. Make sure your infants and young ...


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