Newborn Nearly Dies Contracting Whooping Cough

Leena was born a happy healthy baby, but two weeks into her life, she developed a severe cough. Doctors told her mother, Dr. Lisa Farkouh, that Leena only had a cold, but the symptoms continued and worsened. After a battery of tests and a cough so severe that it would leave Leena unable to breathe, she was diagnosed with whooping cough -- an extremely contagious bacterial disease that causes violent coughing -- and pneumonia at 6 weeks old. She was admitted into the neonatal intensive care...Full Story
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