Recent Examples of diphtheria from the Web
But thanks to robust advances in science, diphtheria has been contained in America.
One of Putin's elder brothers died of diphtheria during the siege and the other died a few months after birth.
For example, it’s recommended that adults receive a Td booster shot every 10 years to protect against tetanus and diphtheria.
Cases of diphtheria and malaria, diseases controlled by most Latin American nations, have increased amid a lack of vaccinations, the ministry said.
In 2016, Venezuela was hit with a diphtheria outbreak, a bacterial infection that is also easily controlled through vaccination.
The country has been upended by severe hunger and threats of famine, forced displacement and preventable diseases including cholera and diphtheria.
His grandfather, Henry Ivanoff, was one of the 20 mushers who relayed diphtheria serum to Nome in 1925.
In Philadelphia, 91 percent of the adolescents covered by the insurer in 2016 got the meningococcal vaccine and 92 percent got the Tdap vaccine for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis.
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DIPHTHERIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diphtheria for English Language Learners
medical : a serious disease that makes breathing very difficult
DIPHTHERIA Defined for Kids
medical Definition of diphtheria
diphtherialplay \-ē-əl\ adjective
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