Health Conditions: Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the respiratory tract. Although this condition is common in children, this infection can attack people of any age.
Whooping cough is characterized by severe bouts of dry and intense coughing followed by a loud and distinct sound of breathing in. One also suffers from sore throat. The coughing is typically severe enough & causes difficulty in eating, sleeping and breathing.