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Should I talk to my doctor about my whooping cough (pertussis) symptoms?

If you have whooping cough symptoms, it is very important that you talk to your doctor. Whooping cough is highly contagious and should be treated immediately. The illness can be very serious in children under the age of 2. Between 1 and 2% of infected children under the age of one will die.

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