Tetanus - Minnesota Dept. of Health


Tetanus, commonly called lockjaw, is a bacterial disease that affects the nervous system. As a result of widespread immunization, tetanus is now a rare disease. The tetanus vaccine is the best protection against the disease.

  • Tetanus Basics
    General information about tetanus, including symptoms, complications, vaccines, tests, and treatment.

Updated Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 12:22PM