*  Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Whooping cough is caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis. Symptoms include coughing spells that end with a "whooping ... Whooping cough caused thousands of deaths in the 1930s and 1940s. The pertussis vaccine has made the death rate go down ... Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Adults. What is whooping cough (pertussis)?. Whooping cough (pertussis) is very contagious. It ... Whooping Cough (Pertussis). Caused by a bacterium, whooping cough is characterized by paroxysms (intense fits or spells) of ...
  http://www.massgeneral.org/conditions/condition.aspx?id=507
*  Bordetella pertussis - Wikipedia
... pertussis and whooping cough as a zoonotic disease have existed since around 1910, but in the 1930s, the bacteria were found to ... "whoop". Infants less than six months also may not have the typical whoop. A coughing spell may last a minute or more, producing ... and develop a clinical whooping cough in high incidence when exposed to low inoculation doses. Whether the bacteria spread ... but whooping cough has been found among wild gorillas. Several zoos have learned to vaccinate their primates against whooping ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bordetella_pertussis
*  Pertussis - Wikipedia
... pertussis and whooping cough as a zoonotic disease since around 1910 but in the 1930s, knowledge was gained that the bacteria ... Vomiting after a coughing spell or an inspiratory whooping sound on coughing, almost doubles the likelihood that the illness is ... Following a fit of coughing, a high-pitched whoop sound or gasp may occur as the person breathes in. The coughing may last for ... Pertussis (also known as whooping cough or 100-day cough) is a highly contagious bacterial disease. Initially, symptoms are ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pertussis
*  NewYork-Presbyterian Queens - Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
What causes whooping cough?. Whooping cough is caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacterium. It is spread through children from ... of coughing that end with the characteristic whoop as air is inhaled. Whooping cough caused thousands of deaths in the 1930s ... Whooping Cough (Pertussis). What is whooping cough (pertussis)?. Whooping cough, or pertussis, primarily affects infants and ... How can whooping cough be prevented?. Although a vaccine has been developed against whooping cough, which is routinely given to ...
  http://www.nyhq.org/diw/Content.asp?PageID=DIW002533
*  NewYork-Presbyterian Queens - Glossary - Pediatrics
Pertussis (also called whooping cough) - mainly affects infants and young children; caused by a bacterium, it is characterized ... Pertussis caused thousands of deaths in the 1930s and 1940s, but with the advent of a vaccine, the rate of death has declined ... Spread person-to-person in airborne droplets caused by sneezing or coughing, the bacteria usually infects the lungs. However, ... The tetanus bacterium live in soil and manure, but also can be found in the human intestine and other places. ...
  http://www.nyhq.org/diw/content.asp?PageID=P01018&More=DIW
*  Infectious Disease | Health Information | MedCentral Health System
... of coughing that end with the characteristic whoop as air is inhaled. Whooping cough caused thousands of deaths in the 1930s ... Whooping cough, or pertussis, mainly affects infants and young children. Caused by a bacterium, it is characterized by ... Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Whooping Cough (Pertussis) What is whooping cough (pertussis)? ... In addition, immunizations reduce the number of deaths and disability from infections, such as measles, whooping cough, and ...
  http://www.medcentral.org/Main/StaywellProducts.aspx?taxonomy=InfectiousDiseaseSw2
*  Suppressing Whooping Cough
Whooping cough is caused by bacteria. However, it is the toxins produced by the bacteria, rather than the bacteria themselves, ... Vapo-Cresolene Vaporizer, ca 1910s - 1930s. The product box advertises the vaporizer as a treatment for whooping cough. The ... Many early "patent" medicines claimed to ease the symptoms of whooping cough, or even cure it. Often, whooping cough was only ... The Antibody Initiative -- Suppressing Whooping Cough. Suppressing Whooping Cough. h1.title { margin-top: 1em; } .photo-caption ...
  http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/object-groups/antibody-initiative/suppressing-whooping-cough
*  Pertussis vaccine - Wikipedia
"Whooping cough outbreak: Pregnant women to be vaccinated". BBC News. Archived from the original on 29 September 2014. "Tetanus ... It included whole-cell killed Bordetella pertussis bacteria. Until the beginning of the 1990s it was used as a part of the DTwP ... The first vaccine against pertussis was developed in the 1930s by pediatrician Leila Denmark. ... Acellular pertussis vaccine (aP) with three or more antigens prevents around 85% of typical whooping cough cases in children. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pertussis_vaccine
*  BACK WHEN: Contagious diseases affect Jefferson County | Peninsula Daily News
An article in April of 1950 asked people in Port Townsend to keep victims of an outbreak of whooping cough home for at least ... In the mid 1930s, the state of Washington averaged about 1,500 cases of smallpox per year. ... rheumatic fever and nephritis caused by streptococcus bacteria have become curable through the use of modern antibiotics. ... Whooping cough vaccine was developed by 1939 and, for inoculations, was combined with vaccines for diphtheria and tetanus. ...
  http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/life/back-when-contagious-diseases-affect-jefferson-county/
*  Caution: The Whooping Cough Is Back // ACEP
But the Bordetella pertussis bacteria are transmitted during this stage, as well as in the subsequent stages. By the time a ... At its height in the 1930s-1940s, pertussis was reported in 250,000 Americans during its 3- to 5-year epidemic cycle. This was ... In that preantibiotic era, it was feared as the "whooping cough," and its mortality rate made it one of the great scourges of ... Depending on the study, between 15% and 52% of adults with a cough lasting more than 14 days have pertussis. For infants ...
  https://www.acep.org/Physician-Resources/Clinical/Infectious-Diseases/Caution--The-Whooping-Cough-Is-Back/
*  Pertussis resurgence in Toronto, Canada: a population-based study including test-incidence feedback modeling | BMC Public...
Nguyen HT, Rohani P: Noise, nonlinearity and seasonality: the epidemics of whooping cough revisited. J R Soc Interface. 2008, 5 ... Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection caused by the gram negative bacterium Bordetella pertussis or less ... 170/100 000 in the 1930s to fewer than 20/100 000 in the 1970s in Canada)[9] pertussis is still an important source of ... Gordon JE, Hood RI: Whooping cough and its epidemiological anomalies. Am J Med Sci. 1951, 222 (3): 333-361. 10.1097/00000441- ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-11-694
*  Immunise - Frequently Asked Questions
Three doses of whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine protect about 85% of children who have been immunised, and will reduce the ... a modified toxin produced by bacteria.. Vaccines may also contain either a small amount of preservative or a small amount of an ... It was used in very small amounts in vaccines from the 1930s onwards, to prevent bacterial and fungal contamination. Many ... For example, several studies of infant pertussis (whooping cough) cases have identified family members, and parents in ...
  http://www.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/Content/frequently-asked-questions
*  U.S. doctors fight U.N. ban on preservative in vaccines - Washington Times
Thimerosal, which has been used in vaccines since the 1930s to prevent bacteria and other pathogens from growing in multidose ... whooping cough and hepatitis B and save 1.4 million lives a year, they wrote. ...
  https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/dec/17/us-doctors-fight-un-ban-on-preservative-in-vaccine/
*  Contagious Diseases facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Contagious Diseases
Improved living conditions did more than anything else to reduce the role of measles, croup, and whooping cough as major child ... Plague, caused by bacteria that are carried by fleas, is primarily a disease of rats, but when it kills the rats, their fleas ... Until anti-tetanus vaccine was developed in the 1930s and then widely used in vaccination campaigns after World War II, tetanus ... Diseases spread by droplet include tuberculosis, bronchitis and croup, diphtheria, measles, scarlet fever, and whooping cough. ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/diseases-and-conditions/pathology/contagious-diseases
*  Vaccinations and why they matter » Bupa Healthier Workplaces
Similarly, deaths from whooping cough consistently fell after a vaccine was introduced from the 1940s. In the 20 years that ... In Australia, the first vaccine for diphtheria became available in the 1930s and this led to a huge fall in infection rates and ... These vaccines protect against diseases including influenza, shingles and pneumococcal bacteria. For more information on which ...
  https://www.bupahealthierworkplaces.com.au/employer/vaccinations-and-why-they-matter/
*  Infectious Diseases and Epidemics | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
The young, in particular, also faced threats from scarlet fever, whooping cough, measles, and diphtheria, which was especially ... In the late 1930s, the first class of antibiotics-sulfa drugs-became available. A decade later, the introduction of penicillin ... Finally, an until-then-unknown genus of bacteria, dubbed Legionella, was discovered in the large air conditioning system of the ... whooping cough (pertussis), measles, polio, influenza, and tetanus further reduced sickness and mortality from infectious ...
  http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/infectious-diseases-and-epidemics/
*  From Pills to Penicillin | Modern Mechanix | Page 4
Fifty years ago childhood diseasesâ€"diphtheria, scarlet fever, measles and whooping cough â€" were exacting terrible tolls. ... Use of the first "wonder" drugs in the early 1930s touched off a cycle of amazing cures. Beginning with sulfanilamide and ... Chlorophyll operates on gums as on wounds; it prevents the bacteria and enzymes which cause decay from uniting with the tissues ... In pneumonia, for instance, when given cortisone, sufferers are relieved of almost all symptoms including fever, coughing and ...
  http://blog.modernmechanix.com/from-pills-to-penicillin/4/
*  Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations
Whooping cough isn't a serious problem for older kids and adults, but it can be for infants and young children. Because of this ... It's impossible to get the disease from any vaccine made with dead (killed) bacteria or viruses or just part of the bacteria or ... an organic mercury compound that's been used as a preservative in vaccines since the 1930s) does not cause autism. ... The whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine also does not give lifelong immunity, and that may be one reason why outbreaks still ...
  http://kidshealth.org/LAWW/en/parents/fact-myth-immunizations.html
*  Pertussis outbreaks and vaccine effectiveness - Respectful Insolence
He has whooping cough and is very ill. Vaccines are not perfect. I think their effectiveness is diminished when a large percent ... After all, do we decide that antibiotics don't work when bacteria evolve resistance or that chemotherapy doesn't work when ... today's incidence of pertussis is still about one twenty-third what it was during a typical epidemic year in the 1930s. Indeed ... They are, after all, at a 23-fold increased risk of catching whooping cough, which allows for the degradation of herd immunity ...
  http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2012/09/05/pertussis-outbreaks-and-vaccine-effectiveness/
*  Sciblogs | Whooping cough, vaccines, cocooning and the IAS
Whooping cough, or pertussis, is yet another. The title and overall thesis of the article in the ODT are straight-forward ... had on page nine an article titled Whooping cough vaccination 'cocooning' call. In New Zealand, at this time, we have a number ... Of the ten articles, only three are in English - these few are from the 1930s. The first two English-language papers are by the ... The WC vaccine does not, as far as I'm aware, prevent transmission of bacteria. Herd effect only kicks in if 92-95 percent of ...
  https://sciblogs.co.nz/code-for-life/2011/10/08/whooping-cough-and-media-balance/
*  Harpocrates Speaks: Pre-Vaccine Declines in Measles Mortality
1916). Is the control of measles and whooping-cough practicable?. Am J Public Health (N.Y.). 1916 Mar; 6(3):265-68. ... Drugs to wipe out these pathogenic bacteria were a boon to doctors and their patients, allowing for a significant cause of ... From the beginning of the 20th century until the mid-1930s, birth rates steadily declined, leading to fewer children per family ... 1921). A brief statistical study of recent experience with measles and whooping cough in Massachusetts. Am J Public Health (N Y ...
  http://www.harpocratesspeaks.com/2014/06/pre-vaccine-declines-in-measles.html?showComment=1442896558347
*  Bordetella | Article about Bordetella by The Free Dictionary
These bacteria are respiratory pathogens.... Explanation of Bordetella ... A genus of gram-negative bacteria which are coccobacilli and obligate aerobes, and fail to ferment carbohydrates. ... Blood samples were also taken to test for the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, which causes whooping cough.. Whooping cough ... The first whole cell Bordetella vaccine was developed in the 1930s and was in widespread used by the mild 1940 when Pertussis ...
  http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Bordetella
*  Family Health Online | Family Health Magazine | MODERN LIVING | Vaccination Controversies - Understanding the facts
In adults, the cough often does not come with a whoop. About 5000 pertussis cases were documented in Canada in 2012. The death ... The part of the bacteria or virus that the body reacts to is called an antigen. The additional burden on the immune system from ... However, the tiny amount of thimerosal in vaccinations has been used without ill effect since the 1930s. Public pressure ... In contrast, pertussis (whooping cough) is a more common condition. It poses a threat to our young people. This respiratory ...
  http://familyhealthonline.ca/FHsfwy/fho/modernliving/ML_VaccinationControversy_FHab16.asp
*  Diphtheria - Wikipedia
"United States mortality rate from measles, scarlet fever, typhoid, whooping cough, and diphtheria from 1900-1965". ... In 1883, Edwin Klebs identified the bacterium and named it Klebs-Loeffler bacterium. The club shape of this bacterium helped ... During the same period of the 1920s through 1930s when the outbreaks greatly declined, the use of water chlorination systems ... This can block the airway and create a barking cough as in croup. The neck may swell in part due to enlarged lymph nodes. A ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diphtheria
*  Medicinal Bottles
Coughs, Sore Throat...Whooping Cough and Consumption...' Other advertisements note that the Cherry Pectoral treats '...various ... This bottle is profusely embossed on one side with the following: GERM, BACTERIA, OR / FUNGUS DESTROYER at the top of the side ... 1906, 1920, 1926). The style dates back to at least to the 1870s and at least as late as the 1930s. The vast majority of these ... whooping cough, diphtheria, scarlet fever, and much more; image of a Vapo-Cresoline lamp and its original box. Apparently the ...
  https://sha.org/bottle/medicinal.htm