Latest tetanus Stories
By Gina Duwe, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Jun. 23--JANESVILLE -- Raw sewage, chemicals, bacteria. All kinds of yucky stuff fill the floodwaters of the Rock River, and the public's been warned repeatedly to stay away.
SWIFTWATER, Pa. and LYON, France, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group, announced today that the U.S.
By Cindy Hadish, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 17--Thousands of Eastern Iowans are flocking to clinics for tetanus shots, even as public health experts say flooding does not pose a particular risk for infection.
Drugstore operator Safeway has announced that it is offering vaccination to prevent against shingles in over 700 pharmacies in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington administered by Safeway pharmacists.
HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- RediClinic LLC announced today that it is offering convenient back-to-school physicals and immunizations at affordable costs and without appointments. With school opening soon across the country, parents are running out of time to meet school health requirements.
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By The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 8--Backpack? Check. Glue stick? Check. Pencils? Check. But what about vaccinations? It's almost back-to-school time -- time for parents to make sure their children's vaccinations are up-to-date. And this year, for the first time, that means that all Ohio children entering kindergarten must be vaccinated against chickenpox. The law requires either proof of chickenpox (varicella) vaccination or documentation that the child has had a case of...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vaccination against tetanus may offer protection against the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study from Boston-based researchers. Dr. Miguel A.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Tetanus has killed at least 18 earthquake survivors in Indonesia among more than 50 known cases of the infection spread through bacteria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
By Jalil Hamid PLAYEN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Dozens of earthquake survivors, including women with babies in batik slings, lined up on Indonesia's Java island on Wednesday to be vaccinated against tetanus and measles as many complained aid was slow in arriving.
Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...
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