Tetanus - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Tetanus

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 Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 02:07PM