Health Insurance for Pertussis
Pertussis is one of the major public health issues in India and the number of cases in India, is increasing because of the industrialization.
Pertussis, also called as a whooping cough, is a contagious respiratory disease caused by Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis is a medical term for an uncontrollable cough that sometimes make it hard to breath. It is a serious disease that can affect people of any age group, but it can be fatal in the case of infants. When infected person cough or sneeze, its bacteria pollute the air, and when inhaled by others, it influences them.
Its symptoms are similar to that of common cold. Some of the common symptoms include:
- Runny nose
- Slight fever
- Mild Cough in the beginning, but gets severe with time
- Choking or long pause in breathing
Medication is available for its treatment. Vaccination must also be given on time. If you are experiencing some of the symptoms associated with pertussis, it is advisable that you visit your doctor immediately. Don’t worry about your medical expenses because Royal Sundaram’s health insurance plans are equipped to provide coverage for these types of situations. Their health plans provide coverage for pre and post hospitalization fees, lifetime renewal, domiciliary hospitalization, ambulance cover, etc. Royal Sundaram’s health insurance
for pertussis will give you peace of mind while you are being treated for this medical condition.