Origin of pertussis
OTHER WORDS FROM pertussisper·tus·sal, adjective
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They also set a precedent that schoolchildren still benefit from, as every American state now requires that most students be vaccinated against diseases such as measles, polio and pertussis.The U.S. Has Had 'Vaccine Passports' Before—And They Worked|Jordan E. Taylor|April 5, 2021|Time
Vaccines like the flu shot, or the one for diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus are even recommended during pregnancy to transfer immunity to babies.We now know babies can be born with COVID-19 antibodies|Hannah Seo|March 18, 2021|Popular-Science
Doctors began treating Riley for pertussis, also known as whooping cough.The Next Frontier in Vaccines: Maternal Immunization|Pallabi Munsi|February 18, 2021|Ozy
In 2018, Sinovac’s larger rival Sinopharm recalled 400,000 shots of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccines for substandard quality.As China nears a coronavirus vaccine, bribery cloud hangs over drugmaker Sinovac|Eva Dou|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
An infant too young to have received his first round of shots gasps for air after having been infected with pertussis.Hey Anti-Vaxxers, Watch NOVA: Vaccines--Calling the Shots|Russell Saunders|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If recognized and treated early enough, the effects of infection with pertussis can be somewhat mitigated.Anti-Vaxxers Will Fuel the Next Pandemic|Russell Saunders|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is the family of man—because where measles and mumps and pertussis are concerned, we are all connected.Colorado’s Anti-Anti-Vaxxer Bill Gets Watered Down|Kent Sepkowitz|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pertussis, or “whooping cough,” is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
In the case of pertussis, the blame for increasing incidence of new infections may not be entirely the fault of vaccine-deniers.
A marked increase, accompanied by an increase in the total leukocyte count, is seen in pertussis and lymphatic leukemia.
A marked lymphocyte leukocytosis occurs in pertussis, and is of value in diagnosis.
A new combination of well-tried remedies of especial value in pertussis and other spasmodic coughs.
Paroxysms of coughing, with or without whooping, are pathognomonic of pertussis.
As the air rushes past the glottis, which is still partially closed, a sound recalling the whoop of pertussis is heard.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron