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Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a serious bacterial infection. You can catch it from a person who has the infection and coughs or sneezes. You can also get infected by coming in contact with an object, such as a toy, that has bacteria on it.

Diphtheria usually affects the nose and throat. Symptoms include:

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  1. Diphtheria (National Library of Medicine)  
    Diphtheria is a serious bacterial infection. You can catch it from a person who has the infection ... as a toy, that has bacteria on it. Diphtheria usually affects the nose and throat. Symptoms include: ...
  2. Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis Vaccines (National Library of Medicine)  
    Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough) are serious bacterial infections. Tetanus causes painful tightening of the muscles, usually all ... It can lead to "locking" of the jaw. Diphtheria usually affects the nose and throat. Whooping cough ...
  3. Diphtheria is an acute infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae . ... The bacteria that cause diphtheria spread through respiratory droplets (such as from a cough or sneeze) of an infected person or someone who carries the ...
  4. Why get vaccinated? DTaP vaccine can prevent diphtheria , tetanus , and pertussis . Diphtheria and pertussis spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds. Diphtheria (D) can lead ...
  5. Why get vaccinated? Tdap vaccine can prevent tetanus , diphtheria , and pertussis . Diphtheria and pertussis spread from person to person. Tetanus ...
  6. ... get vaccinated? Td vaccine can prevent tetanus and diphtheria. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds. Diphtheria spreads from person to person. TETANUS (T) causes ...
  7. Vaccine (Shot) for Diphtheria (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis Vaccines/Children ... Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis Vaccines ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Learn more about ...
  8. Diphtheria Symptoms and Complications (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Diphtheria/Learn More ... Diphtheria ... Respiratory diphtheria causes more serious symptoms and disease than diphtheria skin infections. ... Centers for Disease Control ...
  9. About Diphtheria (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Learn about diphtheria: types, cause, risk factors, treatment, and prevention.
  10. Travelers' Health: Diphtheria (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Diphtheria/Learn More ... Diphtheria ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Information about how to order the U.S. government publication about traveling ...
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