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Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus (DTaP, TdP)

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Diphtheria is an upper respiratory illness caused by bacteria.  It may be accompanied by symptoms such as: sore throat, coughing, headache fever and swollen glands in the neck.   Its signature is a thick coating that will form on the tonsils and the throat and that may extend into the lungs.  The swelling and coating can interfere with breathing and swallowing.   In severe cases, the heart may become inflamed and result in heart failure.  The bacteria live in an infected person’s nose, throat, skin, or eye discharges, and are passed to others in close contact through coughing or sneezing.  Skin diphtheria causes a rash that is hard to distinguish from impetigo. The illness can last for 7-14 days. Once a person has the illness, he or she will have life-long immunity and a stronger developed immune system.

Diphtheria was prevalent before modern sanitation and was most common in crowded conditions with inadequate hygiene.  Currently, there is approximately one (1) case reported per year in the United States.  Like most infectious illnesses, death from diphtheria was greatly diminished decades before we introduced a vaccine for it.  The first diphtheria vaccine was released in 1924 and was given to soldiers in World War II.  There is not much on record about this individual vaccine. More

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