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Diphtheria

Signs and symptoms

  • Serious sore throat
  • High fever
  • Respiratory and cardiac problems

Possible complications

  • Paralysis
  • Death (5% to 10% of cases)

Available vaccines

Refer to the regular immunization schedule.

Last update: October 22, 2015

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