Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Information

Find all about diagnosis, treatment and prevention etc. from a family doctor who has studied this confusing disease for 40 years

Whooping cough (pertussis) is possibly 100 times more common than official figures suggest! Do you think YOU have it?

Do you have a choking cough which is so bad you feel your "ribs are being re-arranged"?

LISTEN to the unique sound of whooping cough (pertussis) .

WATCH a video of whooping cough (pertussis) .

Whooping cough (pertussis) is more common in adults than children! Get the REAL facts.

You can also EMAIL me for personal ADVICE if you think you have it.

This site has been created by Dr Doug Jenkinson, a (retired) family doctor in England. He has studied whooping cough (pertussis) in his practice in Keyworth since 1977 and has personally dealt with over 700 cases.

"My mission is to make health professionals aware that whooping cough (pertussis) is much more common than they realise, that it now affects ALL AGES, and to help those with it to be able to make their own diagnosis, since their doctor probably won't"