What is Diphtheria?
It is a respiratory disease caused by bacteria and its toxins. Diphtheria causes a thick covering in the back of the throat. Its symptoms are a gradual onset of sore throat and low-grade fever.
How is Diphtheria transmitted?
It is spread by coughing and sneezing.
Why should I take the Diptheria vaccination?
Diphtheria brings about complications such as breathing problems, paralysis, heart failure, and even death. Hence the vaccine is recommended for anyone who has not taken it to prevent Diphtheria and complications that may follow.
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Types of Infections
- Adult Immunisation
- Antibiotic Therapy
- Bloodstream Infections
- Bone and Joint Infections
- Central Nervous System (CNS) infections
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Dengue Fever
- Fever (Pyrexia) Of Unknown Origin
- Fungal Infection
- HIV Infection / AIDS
- Infection In Implants And Devices
- Infections Associated With Organ Transplants
- Infections In Pregnancy
- Infections Related To Impaired Immunity
- Infective Endocarditis
- Latent Tuberculosis
- Mycoplasma Infections
- Parasitic Infections
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Travel Related Illnesses With A Focus On Infections
- Tropical Infections
- Typhoid Fever & Paratyphoid Fever
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Viral Infections