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Whooping cough bacteria ‘can hide in noses of healthy people’ – how to prevent the illness

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection which affects the lungs and airways. And the hiding bacteria means people can unknowingly transmit the infection to other people leading to sporadic outbreaks of the condition, according to medics at University Hospital Southampton (UHS). Whooping cough is spread through the coughs and… Read More »

Mom told ‘healthy’ son has 2 holes in heart: ‘I feel like I have been abandoned’

A British mom who claims she was told her infant son was healthy both before and after he was born recently learned the young boy will require open-heart surgery for a previously undetected condition. Abigail Hetherington, 19, told the South West News Service (SWNS) that her infant son Vincent was recently diagnosed with a heart murmur and two… Read More »