Whooping cough is very contagious. When a person with this disease coughs or sneezes, the Bordetella pertussis bacteria spread through the droplets of sneeze or cough and transfer to other people nearby. Whooping cough is a very irritating and disturbing condition that may last for up to 3 months. However, there are various stages of the disease. Depending on your symptoms, the stage of whooping cough can be determined; and thereby, it can be understood as to how long the condition may last.
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