Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Information

Diagnosis, treatment and prevention etc from a family doctor who has studied this confusing disease for 40 years

Do you have a terrifying choking cough which leaves you exhausted or causes you to pass out?

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

Whooping cough (pertussis) is more common in adults than children!

LISTEN to the unique sound of whooping cough.

WATCH a video of whooping cough.

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.

"My mission is to make people aware that whooping cough is much more common than is believed, that it affects ALL AGES, and to help those with it to make their own diagnosis, because their doctor probably won't!"

If you think you have whooping cough the only way your doctor will believe the severity your coughing is to video it on a smartphone.