Diphtheria

Diphtheria
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  • A diphtheria epidemic in New England's colonies between 1735 and 1740 
  • *cough cough, cough*
  • Diphtheria can spread by airborne droplets, contaminated personal and household items.
  • 100,000 to 200,000 people got sick and 13,000 to 15,000 died per year. Among people younger than 5 and older than 40 years of age.
  • *intense cough*
  • In the spring of 1913, Behring developed a vaccine against diphtheria. Today, more than 80% or children in the United States are vaccinated. Those who contract the disease are treated with antibiotics.
  • Diphtheria particularly occur in tropical countries 
  • Diphtheria launches most of it's attacks in winter or/and spring, but it can happen anytime, especially in warmer climates.
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