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The organization is also supplying tetanus vaccines.
The report, published Thursday, says that only 83 percent of Oregon adolescents have received the Tdap, a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis or whooping cough.
Nearly all school-aged children received the DTaP vaccine, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, in the 2011-2012 academic year, according to the latest health department report.
Those entering seventh grade also must get a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) booster shot called Tdap, according to a 2010 Ohio law.
There were morphine drips to quell pain, tetanus shots to prevent infection, blood screens and anesthesia.
If only there were a way to save money and avoid risking tetanus.
Rusted water towers and cars, small abandoned homes with sagging roofs and peeling paint, barren fields covered in yellowish grass and tetanus-ridden wire fences—everything about Battlegrounds suggests death and ruin.
A clinic doctor administered a tetanus shot; the dog had been vaccinated against rabies.
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medical : a dangerous disease that is caused by bacteria that usually enter the body through a cut or wound
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