The Truth About What Causes Tetanus

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Caused by a bacterial toxin, tetanus is a serious illness which affects the nervous system. And even nowadays, despite vaccinations to prevent many cases, it still causes up to nearly 300,000 fatalities a year, according to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Furthermore, sufferers can catch the disease from an array of factors that many of us are completely unaware of.