Tetanus: Its Symptoms, Causes, and Vaccination

Tetanus: Its Symptoms, Causes, and Vaccination

Tetanus, otherwise known as lockjaw, is a serious bacterial infection that affects your nervous system. It causes painful muscle contractions and can lead to death if left untreated. Tetanus bacteria, present in manure, soil, saliva, and dust can enter a human body through puncture wounds. It can spread through contact with a contaminated surface or objects. The tetanus vaccination can prevent the disease.

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