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Suppose a person

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Diphtheria is a serious bacterial infectious disease. It leads to cold, coughing, sneezing and in severe cases if undiagnosed it might result in heart failure or paralysis.


Treatment includes a combination of medications and supportive care. The most important step is the prompt administration of diphtheria toxoid which is made harmless is given intravenously. The harmless toxoid once administered in patient’s body triggers the production of antibodies against the pathogens causing diphtheria.


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