Definition of pertussis in English:
Medical term for whooping cough.
- It provides immunity to polio, as well as diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and Hib.
- Many children succumb to diarrhea, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, measles and malnutrition.
- Possible reactions to immunisation against diphtheria and tetanus and pertussis include fever, vomiting, and listlessness.
Definition of pertussis in:
- British & World English dictionary
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