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Diptheria

What is DTP?
‘D’ stands for Diphtheria, ‘T’ stands for Tetanus and ‘P’ stands for Pertussis.

These three are serious diseases caused by bacteria. Diphtheria and Pertussis are spread from one person to another while Tetanus enters the body through cuts and wounds, which may not appear dangerous and are often unnoticed or neglected.
What are the symptoms and harmful effects of DTP?
Who is susceptible of DTP?
Who should get DTP vaccine and when?
Can DTP vaccine be taken during illness?
What is the importance of booster doses?
Can DTP vaccine be given to older children and adults?
What are the risks from DTP vaccine?
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What is Td and to whom it is given?