Even though it's a vaccine-preventable infection, whooping cough (pertussis) is not uncommon. Recognize the symptoms in case your child gets sick.
People with asthma might be at an increased risk of pertussis (whooping cough). Learn more about how the two conditions are related.
The whooping cough vaccine is recommended for all ages. It protects against whooping cough, an infectious disease spread by coughing and sneezing.
Pertussis is generally much more mild in adults than children, which can lead some adults to spread the disease without knowing it.
Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for pertussis, or whooping cough, which can cause severe coughing spells in children and teens.
A constant cough can disrupt your life and make sleep difficult. Learn potential causes, diagnosis, and treatments for a cough that won’t quit.
You’re not sick anymore—but you’re still coughing. Here’s what’s going on and how to get rid of a lingering cough after you’ve had a cold or the flu.
When given prenatally, the Tdap vaccine passes antibodies to the fetus. Learn about its role in preventing pertussis in young babies.
A persistent cough is a common symptom prompting a visit to the healthcare provider. What are some of the causes, and what questions should you ask your healthcare provider?
Find out the most common causes of a cough, how a cough is evaluated, and how the duration of an acute, sub-acute, or chronic cough informs the diagnosis.
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