Datuk Dr Zulkifli Ismail tells us more about the 100 day cough. Pertussis causes severe infections that initially start as a normal cough that soon deteriorates to what is called the whooping cough. This can last for more than several months. It can also cause convulsions or fits, and severe coughing can lead to fracturing of the child's ribs.
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This is a community education programme brought to you by the Ministry of Health Malaysia, Malaysian Paediatric Association and Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy.