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whoop

Med the convulsive crowing sound made during a paroxysm of whooping cough
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As of October 20, there had been 264 reports of whooping cough in Wales for the year to date, compared to 208 in the whole of 2014.
The whooping cough vaccine was introduced for pregnant women in Wales in the autumn of 2012.
Whooping cough can be fatal, particularly in young babies who can develop it before they receive their usual routine vaccine at two months.
In the UK, all pregnant women are offered vaccination against whooping cough when they are 28 to 38 weeks pregnant.
Whooping is fun for some, but can be super inaccessible for others NUS WOMEN'S CAMPAIGN at annual conference
website contained statements to the effect that the whooping cough vaccine is unreliable at best and largely ineffective in preventing whooping cough, and that homeopathic remedies are a proven safe and effective alternative for the prevention of whooping cough.
It is claimed vaccinating pregnant women against whooping cough has been 'highly effective' in protecting young infants from the disease.
In some occasions, patients exhibiting symptoms of bacterial Whooping Cough may also be coinfected with common respiratory viruses.
Historically, Whooping Cranes wintered in prairies, marshes, and coastal lagoons throughout southwestern Louisiana, the Gulf Coast of Texas, the Rio Grande Delta in northeastern Mexico, as well as inland grasslands, including the tablelands of west-central Texas and the high plateaus of central Mexico (Stevenson and Griffith 1946, Allen 1952, CWS and USFWS 2007).
Since July 1, PeaceHealth doctors have treated 15 patients - all of them younger than 17 - for whooping cough.
Whooping cough has been in decline in the UK for many years, but there was a resurgence in the number of cases last year.
The reason why pregnant mothers are being asked to ensure they get vaccinated against whooping cough is because of the current serious outbreak which has resulted from declining numbers of parents willing to allow their children to have the jab.