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Whoop, There It Is

It’s strange how some diseases struggle to make a comeback. When we Baby Boomer’s were infants, a little known bug caused serious respiratory infections and distress. The disease, Whooping Cough, caused by a bacterium now known as Bordetella pertussis, resulted in fever, generalized lethargy and severe coughing. As the cough persisted, it came in staccatic […]

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