Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (cont.)
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Schools and day-care facilities should be notified of whooping cough illnesses. Children who later develop a cough should be evaluated by their doctors. Children younger than 7 years of age who attend the school or day care and are behind in their vaccinations should receive them.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/18/2014
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