Top 9 Deadly Diseases of the 21st Century - Page 7 of 9 - 9facts

Top 9 Deadly Diseases of the 21st Century

#7. Whooping Cough or Pertussis

Whooping Cough or Pertussis

Whooping cough is highly contagious caused by bacterial infection at the respiratory tract. The disease can spread through talking, sneezing and coughing. Annual mortality rate is 200,000–300,000, annual infection rate is 20–40 million. Source: cdc.gov

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