Infographic: The science of whooping cough
Is the decades-old disease on the rise? Learn more from this illustration.
Some epidemiologists say whooping cough may be reaching epidemic proportions. Are you sharing information about it on your health care website or using
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Infants up to six months old are most at risk.
Worldwide, there are 30-50 million cases annually and 300,000 deaths.
One person with whooping cough in a household has a 90-100 percent likelihood of infecting others.
Learn more from this infographic from CanadaDrugCenter.com.
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