Immunization - Whooping Cough

Pertussis, also called Whooping Cough, 100 day cough or Chinese cough, is caused by a bacteria that infects the respiratory tract and causes a severe type of cough that sounds like a “whoop”. The cough can last for couple of months if left untreated, therefore, it is also known as 100 day cough.

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