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Where can people find more information about whooping cough (pertussis)?

A recording of the classic whooping sounds of whooping cough can be heard at the web site for the Utah Department of Public Health.

For immunization information on whooping cough for children, adolescents, and adults, please visit the following areas.

REFERENCES:

United States. California Department of Public Health. "Whooping Cough Epidemic May Be Worst in 50 Years." June 23, 2010. <http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/NR10-041.aspx>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Pertussis Disease - Questions & Answers (Whooping Cough)." June 2, 2010. <http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/pertussis/dis-faqs.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Pertussis (Whooping Cough)." Apr. 4, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/9/2013

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