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Botox is similar to the toxin at work in a tetanus infection.
Just like the successful immunizations against the bacteria that cause measles, mumps and tetanus, a shot to prevent streptococcus infections could save lives and reduce health care costs.
Adults are already encouraged to get the Td vaccine to protect against tetanus and diptheria every 10 years, so the CDC suggests swapping out the Td for the Tdap at one of your 10-year follow-ups.
The world’s most successful vaccinations against measles, polio, tetanus and small pox generally work in the same way.
The Northshore Health Clinic in Lake Station is also offering free tetanus shots.
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.
Besides measles, vaccinations required by Oregon schools include diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), mumps, rubella, hepatitis A and B, polio and varicella (chickenpox).
People are sharing social posts about getting tetanus vaccines, about potentially deadly bacteria in fresh floodwaters and about outbreaks of cholera.
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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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