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Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio combined vaccine

What is it?

Tetanus is contracted through dirty cuts and scratches and poliomyelitis (Polio) spreads through contaminated food and water. They are serious infections of the nervous system. Diphtheria is an acute infectious respiratory disease and occasionally the skin, it is also spread by droplet infection, (coughing & sneezing) and through close personal contact. Vaccination is advised if close contact with locals in risk areas is likely.
 

Vaccine Schedule

One Dose
 
Booster - every 10 years
 
Note : If no previous doses of these immunizations received as a child you will require five doses to confer complete immunity
 
For further disease and country recommendations information visit:
 


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