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Whooping Cough

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 1:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 18 Apr 2013 1:47PM GMT
My grand aunt died aged only 3 months, cause of death being pertussis. I've discovered this is whooping cough.
She died in March 1931. I believe antibiotics were not commonly used until the 1940's.
What treatment would have been available -or is it a case of hope for the best?
Her death certificate states she died in hospital.
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James Montgom... 18 Apr 2013 7:44PM GMT 
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