- How did I get whooping cough?
- Should my family take antibiotics in case they got whooping cough from me?
- My child has whooping cough. Will he/she need to go to the hospital?
- Is there any medicine I can take for my cough?
- How long should I stay home from work? How long should I keep my child out of school/day care?
- What is the right treatment for me?
- My teenager hasn’t been vaccinated against whooping cough. Should he/she get the vaccination or a booster shot?
- I’m having trouble sleeping because of the cough. Is there anything I can do to make myself more comfortable?
- Should I stay away from my family until my cough is better?
- How long will I be contagious?
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