Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Adults | Johns Hopkins Medicine - adult symptoms whooping cough


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Whooping cough, or pertussis, is an airway infection with the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. The infection is extremely contagious and causes symptoms that occur in three stages. Early symptoms of whooping cough are similar to those of a cold and include sneezing, runny nose, and a mild fever.