What is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)?
Whooping Cough is an infectious disease caused by bacteria. It is easily spread from person to person through close contact. It is a very serious illness in infants. For more information please visit the Riverside University Health System Website.

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1. What is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)?
2. What are the symptoms of Whooping Cough?
3. How can the public protect themselves?
4. When should vaccine be given?
5. Where can the public obtain Tdap?
6. How many cases have been reported in Riverside County?
7. Have there been any deaths in Riverside County?
8. What is Riverside County DOPH doing to address the problem?