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How serious is diphtheria?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Very serious for...

Unimmunized individuals.
Case fatalities ranged from 3% to 23% during the epidemic in the former soviet union during the 1990s. Fully immunized individuals experience mild sore throat.

In brief: Very serious for...

Unimmunized individuals.
Case fatalities ranged from 3% to 23% during the epidemic in the former soviet union during the 1990s. Fully immunized individuals experience mild sore throat.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pulmonary v serious

Respiratory diptheria is very serious and leads to death in 5-10% of infected individuals.
Dpt vaccination protects.

In brief: Pulmonary v serious

Respiratory diptheria is very serious and leads to death in 5-10% of infected individuals.
Dpt vaccination protects.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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