Diphtheria is a bacteria that causes a thick covering in the back of the throat, making it difficult to breathe. There are several combination vaccines used to prevent diphtheria: DTaP, Tdap, DT, and Td.
- Diphtheria Basics
General information about diphtheria, including symptoms, complications, treatment, and vaccination.
- Diphtheria Information for Health Professionals
Information on diphtheria for health professionals, including clinical features and epidemiology, how to report cases, vaccine information, and official recommendations.
- Diphtheria Statistics
Incidence of diphtheria disease in Minnesota.