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What should I know about diphtheria?

Diphtheria is a serious form of bacterial infection affecting the mucous membranes in the nose and throat. It is caused by a form of bacteria known as Corynbacterium diphtheria. Even though it rapidly spreads, it can be prevented with vaccination. A doctor should be consulted as soon as possible if diphtheria is suspected. If left […]