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New guidelines for whooping cough vaccinations

Pregnant women can now get their free whooping cough vaccination earlier thanks to new guidelines in the National Immunisation Program.

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Whooping cough overview - myDr

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 - Better Health Channel

The major symptom of whooping cough is a severe cough, which is often followed by a 'whooping' sound.

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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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Immunisation Coalition | Whooping Cough - Immunisation Coalition

Whooping Cough (pertussis) is a highly infectious respiratory infection that when passed to infants can be life threatening.

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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: 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 vaccines for Australians | NCIRS

Pertussis, commonly known as ‘whooping cough’, is a highly contagious infection of the respiratory tract caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.

Read more on National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) website

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