Usually affects children between 1 to 5 years of age Vaccines are not 100% effective This is a highly contagious condition
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.
It usually affects children between the ages of 1-5 years This disease is contagious