Health Tip: Whooping Cough Can Lead to
(HealthDay News) -- Pertussis, more commonly called whooping
cough, is a bacterial infection that can be life-threatening in
some babies and children who develop complications.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says
potential complications of whopping cough among youngsters
- The lung infection pneumonia.
- Episodes of convulsions.
- Episodes of apnea, in which breathing slows or temporarily
- The brain disease encephalopathy.
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