Healthier Hawaii: How whooping cough differs from other respiratory illnesses
Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 6:07 AM HST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2022 at 10:13 AM HST
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Whooping cough or pertussis can be dangerous for babies especially in the first six months of life. The respiratory illness can cause serious life threatening conditions.
Dr. Dena Towner is a maternal fetal medicine specialist with Hawaii Pacific Health. She explains symptoms and the importance of pregnant women getting vaccinated.
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