WHOOPING COUGH, A KILLER INFECTION! WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CAUSE, PREVENTION & TREATMENT(MUST READ).



Pertussis toxin is produced by the Bordetella pertussis bacteria which causes whooping cough. Whooping cough is a life threatening infection if not treated on time.



They occurred in respiratory tract of man and can cause serious damage to the heart, though not much worries because they are easily treated by vaccines. 

What are the modes of transmissions 

By airborne that is, though respiratory droplets (coughs or sneezes or yawning.
By saliva (kissing, mouth to mouth).
By skin-to-skin contact (handshakes or hugs)

What are the likely symptoms of whooping cough 

You may experience these, such as;
Cough: which can be chronic or severe
Nasal: congestion, runny nose, or sneezing
Whole body: fatigue, that is body weakness or fever, running of high temperature 
Others are: trace of no or low breathing, paroxysmal cough, uncontrolled vomiting, amd watery eyes.

The bottom line of it is that, it can be treatable by antibiotics.
Consult your medical provider nearest around you to get treated if you are experiencing any of the symptoms aforementioned above. 

Hope this helps

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