What Is A Pertusis?

April 19 22:57 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an involvement of the young people which are more prone to disease. Its duration is for one and a half months. There is a vaccine against it. It is also known as whooping cough. There is a vaccine which prevents this disorder and in most cases people cannot afford it and they cannot get it. The name whooping cough is known as the sound comes when an infected person coughs.

What are the signs and symptoms of pertusis?

It includes the coughing, flu like symptoms and vomiting.

How pertusis can be prevented?

It includes the proper infection control measures.

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