This Is Why You Should Forget Everything You Think You Know About Tetanus

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Tetanus is a terrible illness, caused by a bacterial toxin, that affects the nervous system. And even despite vaccinations to prevent many cases nowadays, tetanus is still responsible for up to nearly 300,000 fatalities a year, according to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Sufferers can also catch the disease from an array of factors that many of us are probably completely unaware of.

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