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Can I carry the whooping cough bacteria without knowing it?

Related Topics: Whooping Cough, Bacterium
 

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Experts believe it’s rare or impossible to carry or transmit pertussis without any symptoms. However, if you’ve been immunized, your symptoms may be mild -- but still infectious. Cold symptoms might occur at the beginning of the infection, and a cough will sooner or later be present.

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