Diphtheria is an acute infectious disease caused by toxigenic strains of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is Characterized by sore throat, low grade fever, and an adherent membrane on the tonsils, pharynx, and nasal cavity. Diphtheria affects people of all ages and both sexes. It primarily affects unimmunized children. Disease Spread by direct physical contact or breathing the aerosolized secretions of infected individuals. Diphtheria-Pertusis-Tetanus (DPT) vaccine is available for prevention.
Dr. Gagandeep Singh Grover
Dr. Gagandeep Singh Grover, Public Health Specialist. WHO Fellow in Dengue. State Programme Officer of IDSP (Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme) for State of Punjab, India. Looking after projects of Viral Hepatitis, Communicable Diseases, Outbreaks and Operational Research.
Dr. Yuvraj Narang
Mr. G. Singh
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Diphtheria, Fazilka, Punjab
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