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Whooping cough overview - MyDr.com.au

Whooping cough is a highly infectious disease that causes sudden attacks of coughing that often end in a high-pitched whooping sound.  The cough commonly persists for up to 3 months.

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Whooping cough | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is whooping cough? Whooping cough is an infection caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis

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Whooping cough (pertussis) | Australian Government Department of Health

Whooping cough is a highly contagious disease. Symptoms that include fever and long periods of coughing that sound like a ‘whoop’. Whooping cough can affect people of all ages but it is more serious for babies. Whooping cough can be prevented by immunisation. Treatment includes antibiotics.

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Whooping cough: babies, children & teens | Raising Children Network

Whooping cough starts like a cold, followed by a cough with a whooping sound. Immunisation protects children, but see a GP if your child develops symptoms.

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Pertussis (whooping cough) | The Australian Immunisation Handbook

Information about pertussis (whooping cough) disease, vaccines and recommendations for vaccination from the Australian Immunisation Handbook

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Whooping cough - Better Health Channel

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Pertussis vaccines for Australians | NCIRS

Webinar video now available - Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine program reset: navigating safety, acceptance and uptakeRead the full article

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Habit cough in children - MyDr.com.au

A habit cough is a repetitive cough that occurs in the absence of any underlying disease. The cough is usually loud, harsh, honking or barking, and usually affects school age children.

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Cough in babies, children & teens | Raising Children Network

Children often get coughs, and their coughs tend to hang around. A cough can be upsetting for your child, but it doesn’t usually need special treatment.

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