Measles and whooping cough are both extremely contagious infections and can spread rapidly.1,2 It is important to be aware of potential symptoms, as well as treatment and prevention options, to help stop the infections spreading, especially to vulnerable groups.

After reading this module, you will be able to:

  1. Recognise the symptoms of measles and whooping cough

  2. Compare the current treatment and prevention options for these infections

  3. Be clear on the various warning signs which require referral