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HEALTH TIP

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Whooping Cough: Causes, Symptoms Whooping cough (also known as pertussis) is a bacterial infection that gets into your nose and throat. It spreads very easily, but vaccines like DTaP and Tdap can help prevent it in children and adults.
SymptomsAt first, whooping cough has the same symptoms as the average cold: Mild coughingSneezingRunny noseLow fever (below 102 F) slideshow Whooping Cough and Pertussis -- Is Your Baby Protected?
You may also have diarrhea early on. After about 7-10 days, the cough turns into “coughing spells” that end with a whooping sound as the person tries to breathe in air. Because the cough is dry and doesn't produce mucus, these spells can last up to 1 minute. Sometimes it can cause your face to briefly turn red or purple. Most people with whooping cough have coughing spells, but not everyone does. Infants may not make the whooping sound or even cough, but they might gasp for air or try to catch their breath during these spells. Some may vomit. Sometimes adults…

Adverse Weather Conditions Damaged A Bridge Near Buttala-Kataragama Road

Due to the heavy showers and winds prevailing in a bridge near 21 kilo meter post on Buttala-Katharagama Road had damaged and rocks have fallen to Ella-Wellawaya Road the Disaster Management Center has announced.

The Center has requested the commuters in the area to use alternative routes due this situation.

POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG SUNG BY AMITHA WEDISINGHE

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Disaster Management Center Issued Landslide Warnings To Seven Districts

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