Zack Thomasalmost 3 years ago

What are the features of whooping cough (pertussis)?

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Symptoms of Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Early symptoms (1-2 weeks) • Low-grade fever • Runny nose • Pause in breathing i.e. apnea • Mild cough Late symptoms (after 1-2 weeks) • Paroxysms of coughs followed by ‘whoop’ sound • Vomiting during or after the spell of coughing • Exhaustion after coughing fits

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