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whooping cough
American English: /ˈhupɪŋ ˌkɔf/
British English: /ˈhuːpɪŋ ˌkɒf/

Translation of whooping cough in Spanish:


  • tos (feminine) ferina or convulsa or convulsiva
    Example sentences
    • The principal recorded killers were smallpox, influenza, measles, typhoid, typhus, chickenpox, whooping cough, tuberculosis and syphilis.
    • Set to come into use in September, the jab will protect babies against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, Hib and polio at two months.
    • The tests, carried out between 1960 and 1973, involved vaccines for conditions such as rubella, whooping cough, diphtheria, tetanus and polio.
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