What You Should Know About Croup in Adults

What Is Barking Cough In Adults?

Barking cough in adults is a common disease that affects young children and older adults. Biting or coughing fits are one of the most annoying symptoms of this disease. It may cause the person to feel very tired and weak. The person may have trouble breathing. The patient will often experience difficulty swallowing, which can lead to choking.

The disease is caused by viruses that spread from animals into humans through infected fleas or other insects such as ticks. These viruses are transmitted between people through direct contact (bitten) or indirect contact (caught in droppings). There are two types of virus: Bordetella bronchiseptica and B.


Bordetella bronchiseptica is the more dangerous type of virus that causes the disease known as “bronchiectasis.” It is also called “pneumonia” because it results in pneumonia. People with this disease usually develop severe coughing fits, sometimes lasting days or even weeks.

They may not make any noise at all; they just cough up blood and pus.

B. parapertussis causes the less severe disease known as “bronchitis.” It can be caused by the virus itself, or it can be caused by a secondary infection of the same virus.

If the virus directly attacks the lungs, then it leads to more coughing and breathing difficulties than with B. parapertussis. The difference between them is that while both make a person cough, in B. parapertussis the person does not spit up blood.

How Can I Prevent It?

There is no cure at this time for these diseases. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to prevent them:

Get your children immunized against whooping cough (pertussis). This vaccine helps protect them from getting the disease during childhood and later in life as an adult. It also lowers the chances that they will transmit the disease if they do get it.

If you are an adult and you have not had a Tdap vaccine (which also includes tetnus), get it now. It prevents against three potentially deadly diseases: tetnus, diphtheria, and whooping cough.

Don’t panic! Just make sure that all of your children have up-to-date immunizations and booster shots. If they don’t, get them in line right away.

What Are The Symptoms?

B. bronchiseptica is a sneaky virus. It takes days to weeks before you will start to have symptoms. This is because the virus has been incubating in your body, quietly multiplying and spreading before it starts making you sick. The average time between being exposed to the virus and actually getting sick is about 10 days. Some people may not ever get sick at all!

The symptoms of B. parapertussis are very similar to pertussis (whooping cough). The difference between them are:

B. parapertussis causes the person to make a shorter, more abrupt sound when they cough. It sounds like “whoop!” instead of a drawn-out “whoop whoop whoop.”

B. parapertussis does not cause the patient to spit up blood or other bodily fluids.

B. parapertussis does not cause complications in infants and young children, like B. brongioseptica does.

What Are The Complications?

The complications of whooping cough are primarily due to its effect on the lungs and respiratory system. The coughing causes extreme inflammation in the lungs. The lining of the lungs can become so badly inflamed that it forms scar tissue, which causes permanent damage. This can lead to coughing fits that do not stop. It can also lead to holes or abscesses forming in the lungs. These can cause a person to stop breathing, or to get pneumonia .

Tetnus is a very dangerous disease. It causes severe muscle spasms and stiffness. The toxin from the bacteria can cause blood clots to form in the brain.

If these clots reach the lungs, it can cause a fatal asthma attack. Tetnus can also affect the nerves. This causes the patient to experience extreme and persistent muscle pain or paralysis that can last for months or even years.

Tdap vaccine lowers the likelihood of these complications if the person does get the disease.

Whooping cough is a particularly nasty disease that primarily attacks the respiratory system. It causes severe coughing fits that create the “whoop” sound. The coughing is so violent that it prevents the person from catching their breath.

These coughing fits can go on for hours, preventing the patient from eating, drinking, or sleeping. These fits can be so strong that they cause cracked ribs, hernias, and even brain damage. The intense coughing can even cause a person to stop breathing and lose consciousness.

These diseases are very dangerous. Thankfully, you can greatly reduce the risk of getting them by receiving the proper vaccinations. Please make sure you get vaccinated today.

Tdap stands for Tetnus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis. It is a combined vaccine that greatly reduces the likelihood of getting all three of these potentially deadly diseases.

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is especially dangerous for children. It causes violent coughing spells that can cause vomiting, break ribs, and even stop the patient’s breathing. The patient can look like they are choking to death.

It also carries with it the risk of pneumonia and brain damage.

The Tdap vaccine also includes protection against Tetnus, an extremely dangerous disease that causes spasms and paralysis, and Diphtheria, a rare but potentially fatal respiratory disease.

Tdap is one of the vaccines required for school admission in many states. Please consult your local health clinic to see if you qualify for a free vaccine.

Tetnus is caused by an organism called a bacteria. The disease starts off like a normal cold, but after a few days the patient suddenly starts spasming and rigid. This can cause trouble breathing, swallowing, and can even break bones due to the intense muscle contractions.

The disease is extremely rare in first world nations due to high vaccination rates. It remains a major concern in the developing world. Every year tens of thousands are killed by the disease.

You should maintain a high level of personal hygiene to prevent the disease. Washing your hands frequently can prevent up to 80% of all sicknesses.

If you start coughing, stay home and away from others until you are better. Be especially careful around children who are too young to receive their vaccinations.

Tetnus is extremely rare, but if you are bitten by an animal you should seek medical attention immediately.

Dysentery is a type of gastrointestianal disease caused by a bacteria called Shigella. It is extremely contagious and can be passed from person to person, or from consuming food or water that has been contaminated by the bodily fluids of an infected person.

The disease causes an inflammation of the colon and diarrhea. The first symptoms are similar to that of a common stomach virus: nausea, loss of appetite, fever, and muscle aches.

A day or two later, the patient experiences severe stomach pain, and diarrhea, which is often bloody.

If you experience these symptoms seek medical attention immediately. The disease must be treated with strong antibiotics as soon as possible to prevent organ failure.

Typhoid fever is a extremely rare in first world nations due to high vaccination rates. It is common in the developing world and among populations that do not avail themselves of vaccine.

The disease is caused by the Salmonella enterica bacteria and is contracted by consuming food or drink that has been contaminated by an infected persons feces.

The disease causes high fever, headache, vomiting, and eventually delirium and dehydration. It is often fatal unless treated immediately.

If you experience any of these symptoms seek medical attention immediately.

Whooping Cough, also called pertussis, is an extremely contagious disease caused by a bacteria called Bordetella Pertussis. It causes uncontrollable and painful coughing that often ends in a “whooping” sound.

The cough can last for months and can even cause rib fractures or loss of breath to the point that the patient goes into cardiac arrest.

It mainly affects infants and children, but adults can be infected as well.

It is spread from person to person by coughing or sneezing. For this reason, it often shows up in schools and daycares.

Ever since vaccinations have become widely available, the disease has become increasingly less common, but the recent rise in anti-vaccination beliefs is causing the disease to make a comeback.

Most cases of pertussis can be treated at home with bedrest and hydration, but more severe cases may require hospitalization.

If you think you or someone you know may have pertussis, seek medical attention immediately.

Tuberculosis is caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. It used to be one of the most common causes of death worldwide due to the ease of contraction and long term complications.

It mainly affects the lungs, but can also affect other organs such as the brain, kidneys, and liver. It is spread from coughing, sneezing, spitting, or even just speaking and is contracted by breathing in the bacteria.

Due to better sanitation and hygiene practices, as well as readily available antibiotics, tuberculosis is not as common of a cause of death as it used to be. However, due to increasing rates of poverty and homelessness, it remains a significant cause of death in Third World countries.

The symptoms of tuberculosis include persistent cough, fever, night sweats, and fatigue. It is extremely important to seek medical attention if you think you may have been exposed.

Tuberculosis can be diagnosed via a range of medical tests, the most common being a Mantoux test, which is where the skin is injected with a small amount of purified protein and the size of the resulting bump is measured to see if it is larger than 2mm.

Treatment involves taking a combination of antibiotics over a long period of time. If diagnosed and treated early, the disease can be cured and prevented from becoming fatal.

It is important to remember that if you think you may have been infected, you should seek medical attention right away.

Typhoid is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella Typhi and is contracted from consuming food or drink contaminated with feces containing the bacteria.

It mainly affects the digestive tract, but can also affect the brain, causing a headache, or the gallbladder, causing pain when eating.

Typhoid is most common in regions with poor sanitation and lacking in clean water supplies.

Most cases of typhoid are treatable with antibiotics, but it is important to seek medical attention immediately if you think you may have been infected, as it can be fatal if left untreated.

Common symptoms include headache, rash, stomach pain, and yellow skin.

It is spread from person to person through direct contact with the blood, urine, or saliva of an infected person.

The virus can survive outside of the body and on surfaces for a short amount of time. It is also spread in food and drink that has been contaminated by an infected person.

Seminal Fluid contains a virus that attacks the lungs, making it very difficult to breathe. Fortunately, it is not very contagious and must come in direct contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person.

It is most commonly found in the rainforests of South America, but cases have been found in the Gobi desert of Mongolia.

The virus affects the respiratory system and causes difficulty breathing, fever, and coughing up blood.

It is spread through contact with bodily fluids of an infected person. It is extremely uncommon to find more than one case in an area.

There are no known treatments or vaccines for Red Pox in existence at this time. An experimental vaccine has been developed, but it has shown to make the subject immune, but still carry and spread the disease.

Grim News 08/12/2044

Due to a sharp increase in civil unrest in the southern United States, many foreign aid packages have been suspended by the U.S. government until order is restored.

Like many governments around the world, the U.S. government has little faith in your ability to use the funding for its intended purpose.

Grim News 09/12/2044

The civil unrest in the southern United States continues to worsen. In an effort to restore order, martial law has been declared in several major cities throughout the region.

Grim News 10/12/2044

Due to the high levels of civil unrest in the southern United States, President Dean has called on the National Guard to help quell the violence and reinforce government authority. This is the first time in United States history that martial law has been declared.

Grim News 11/12/2044

The National Guard has improved stability in many major cities throughout the southern United States, but the cost has been great. Shooting and other violent crimes have increased and reports of human rights abuses by National Guardsmen have been widespread.

Grim News 12/12/2044

The riots in the southwestern United States continue to worsen. In a rare televised address to the nation, President Dean urged citizens to remain calm and to trust that the National Guard is doing what’s best to maintain order.

Grim News 01/01/2045

Today is New Year’s Day. In better times, you would be looking forward to tonight, as it is traditionally when couples go out on dates and party until the stroke of midnight. However, times are not good and you’re stuck spending the evening in your apartment.

You can hear gun fire and shouting in the streets.

Grim News 01/02/2045

You receive a knock on the door late last night. When you answer it, there is no one there. You look down and see a box on the ground.

You pick it up and open it. There is no note inside, but you know what it means. It’s the C.I.A.’s calling card. You’ve been marked for death.

You’re lucky; you have an escape route already planned. A few days ago, you overheard two National Guardsmen talking about a safe house their unit has set up not far from here. They mentioned that they were taking their lunch break at a nearby diner and mentioned the safe house, saying it was the perfect place for a “decent home-cooked meal”.

You don’t have much time though; if you know the C.I.A. at all, they will be here soon to finish the job.


–Large backpack (Olive drab, tan straps)

–Road atlas of the United States

–U.S. map (Not detailed)

–$200 in cash

–Israeli military issue combat knife (Hidden in right sneaker)

–Walther PPK (Concealed in right forearm)

–Mossberg 500 shotgun (Concealed inside leg armor)

–Gloves (Leather driving gloves)

Add a weapon or item:

You have no room for anything else. Your weapons are the best you can get your hands on, and you have enough food and water purification tablets to last you a week. You’re ready.

You run out of your apartment building and scan the surroundings. You don’t see any C.I.A.

yet, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t nearby.

Pick a destination:

1. Load the guns into the backpack and make a run for it.

The diner is just a couple blocks away; if you can get there, you should be safe.

2. Head towards the safe house; the National Guard should be able to protect you from the C.

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