-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is
a bacterial infection that is highly contagious and can be
extremely dangerous for babies.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined
these tips to help protect babies from whooping cough:
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