Diphtheria Disease

Information about Diphtheria

This is a bacterial infection passed by water-born droplets. This causes severe infection in the throat which can lead to suffocation and death. Within days of infection, the victim will experience fever and pain, and swelling in the throat.

After inoculation with the DT or DTacP-Hib, it is normal for infants to be slightly feverish, and off their food. Keep a close eye on the symptoms so that you can discuss them with your doctor. Rare cases of severe reactions have been experienced. +27 (0)81 885 4683 

*Important : The information provided is for information purposes only. No medical diagnosis or prescription can be inferred or is implied. Please consult your doctor for medical advice.

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