Friday, November 23, 2018, 10:54 a.m., EST
Last Updated Friday, November 23, 2018 11:12 PM EST
A cough case appears in Windsor and the local health unit sends a public alert.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit confirms that in Pertussis, known as a cough vaccine, it has been identified in the Vincent Massey Secondary School.
The respiratory infection is highly contagious and can be transmitted 20 days before.
Initial symptoms include indifferent, nose, fever and smooth cough. After two weeks, the cough will stop breathing, eating and sleeping, which can stop the "explosive" cough. It can lead to loss, vomiting and fatigue.
The cough continues in a loud or upper crowing that indicates difficulty breathing. Cough may take a month to recover the body.
According to a statement published in the school's website, the throat vaccine is part of a series aimed at children of six, six and six months, followed by a dose of 4 to 6 years, and between 14 and 16 years of age. years old It is also recommended that they receive a vaccine again for adults.
The healthcare unit recommends that you not contact a physician who does not have immunology and that you may contact a Massey senior physician to see a doctor. Pregnant women are also advised in the third trimester and with dangerous immune systems to see the doctor, if they should enter the school immediately.
Whooping Cough's symptoms live when you call 519-258-2146 x1420 health unit between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM. from Monday to Friday.