More cases of pertussis in Kronoberg
Compared with the last three years there have been more cases of pertussis in Kronoberg in 2018. According to Smålandsposten, three of the diagnosed children have been under one year old.
Region Kronoberg has provided information on how to reduce the spread through the information page Smittkällan. Among other things, it is stated that even pregnant women with cough should be tested for pertussis to avoid the risk of infecting the child after birth.