Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Adults | Johns Hopkins Medicine - adult whooping cough symptom


Pertussis in Adults: Signs and Symptoms adult whooping cough symptom

Learn the symptoms of whooping cough and find out how your doctor will confirm that you have the disease.

Detailed information on whooping cough, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Symptoms are often less severe in adults who have gained some protection against whooping cough from a previous immunization or infection.

Whooping cough is an infection that is more common in children, but adults can also contract it. The symptoms are usually less severe in adults.