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acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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I sensed there was a kind of epidemic," she said, "an illness like smallpox or diptheria.
Rabies, Yellow Fever, Typhoid, Diptheria and Hepatitis A and B injections will be required at least 10 days before the England squad arrive in Manaus on June 12, 48 hours ahead of their opening Group D clash with Italy,as well as Tetanus boosters, the report added.
MY veins are coursing with the toxins of no less than four innoculations - Polio (which I imagined had been done by sugar cube half a century ago), Diptheria, Typhoid and Hepatitis.
His own childhood brush with death came when he and his sister both succumbed to a nationwide outbreak of diptheria just after the Second World
The center provides free weekly immunization services (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin, Diptheria +Pertussis+Tetanus, polio and measles, hepatitis B) to community residents, and a weekly family planning and monthly dental services.
The drugs had better work or I'll soon have typhoid, hepatitis, diptheria, polio and malaria to go with the manic depression.
The $1,000 from each bond can vaccinate as many as 30 children against infectious diseases such as polio, hepatitis, and diptheria.
Under the agreement, Panacea Biotec is to in-license CBL's stable liquid technology to develop, produce and market a stable liquid version of pentavalent and other combination vaccines for the treatment of diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B and haemophilus influenza B (a major cause of bacterial meningitis and pneumonia in children).
Recently, the CDC recommended a combined tetanus, diptheria, and pertussis vaccine for adults, Tdap; see www.
Notice to readers: shortage of tetanus and diptheria toxoids.
Other potentially killer diseases present in holiday hotspots include typhoid and hepatitis A - contracted through contaminated food or water; hepatitis B - spread through infected blood; diptheria - spread through close personal contact; tuberculosis; rabies - spread through licks or bites from an infected animal, and tetanus - an infection of the nervous system.
The best protection is to have all of your DTaP vaccinations, which guard against three diseases: diptheria (D), tetanus (T), and pertussis (aP).
And nurses have been caught trying to administer the MMR jab alongside children's pre-school diptheria booster - even after being told not to by worried parents.
GOT jabs for anthrax, yellow fever, diptheria and hepatitis before going to the Gulf.
The basic standard of immunization adequacy measures for a child aged 19-35 months includes the following immunizations: four vaccinations for diptheria, pertusis, and tetanus combined, three oral polio vaccinations, and one mumps, measles, and rubella vaccination (4DPT/30PV/1MMR).