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August 9, 2010
Outbreaks of whooping cough growing across U.S.

Whooping cough - or pertussis - is an infection of a person's respiratory system caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis (or B. pertussis). This disease is known for its severe coughing spells that end in a "whooping" sound when the person breathes in.

 
 
 

 

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