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This image depicted an anterior view of a female infant, who had presented to a clinic suffering from what was diagnosed as pertussis, a highly communicable, vaccine-preventable disease caused by the Gram-negative bacterium, Bordetella pertussis. The illness lasts for many weeks, and typically afflicts children with severe coughing, whooping, and posttussive vomiting.
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Content Providers(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1995
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.