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.
- Tetanus Information
for Health Professionals
Information on tetanus for health professionals, including clinical features and epidemiology, how to report cases, vaccine information, and official recommendations.
- Tetanus Statistics
Incidence of tetanus disease in Minnesota.