Whooping cough (Pertussis)
If you’re aged 65 years or above. Talk to your doctor about the recommended whooping cough booster vaccination and your risk
Like Flu, Whooping cough can quickly spread
Whooping cough is more infectious than the flu* and can be passed on to others for up to 3 weeks after symptoms first show.
Whooping cough can often cause severe illness in babies and young children, speak to you doctor about how to help protect yourself and those around you.
*The flu is also highly infectious and can cause serious illness in people of all ages.
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