Whooping Cough

By: Lydia, Caroline, Billy, Zach, Winston

Symptoms

runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing. According to the Mayo Clinic

Transmitted

It is spread from person to person. People with pertussis usually spread the disease to another person by coughing or sneezing or when spending a lot of time near one another where you share breathing space. According to kids health

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Body System it affects:

Respiratory system


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How will we stop the diseases

  • Teach citizen how to cover their mouth and try to educate more people about the diseases and how we can stop it and will try to put hand sanitizer in public places.

Current Treatments

It's a bacterial infection, so it can be treated with antibiotics, usually erythromycin or a family of antibiotics like erythrocyte. Erythrocyte is taken for 2 weeks.