Get the Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Polio vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire today
Get the Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Polio vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire today. Croyland Pharmacy offers a huge range of vaccines, among them the DTP vaccine.
Diphtheria is a contagious bacterial infection that mostly affects the nose and throat. The infection is sometimes fatal and can attack the skin as well. It is highly contagious and can be spread through coughs and sneezes or by coming in contact with the infected person or items belonging to them. The items include beddings or clothing. You are also at a high risk of getting the bacteria if you live with an infected person.
Poliomyelitis, or polio as commonly known, is a potentially paralysing viral infection. It’s vaccine-preventable and can be transmitted through contaminated food or water. Water or food can be contaminated by infected human faeces or by direct contact with the affected person.
Tetanus is a vaccine-preventable disease or infection caused by a toxin generated by the Clostridium tetani bacteria. Tetanus spores can be found in soil across the globe. One can acquire the disease when their wound is contaminated by a material containing these spores. The bacteria releases toxin that attacks the nerves of the spinal cord and the brain.
It’s recommended that all children be vaccinated against Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Polio as part of the routine childhood vaccination schedule.
It’s ideal for adults to consider having a booster vaccine when they travel to parts of the world where these diseases are widespread.
Contact us to get the Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Polio Vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire from Croyland Pharmacy today.
Download and fill out a travel vaccine consultation form: PATIENT CONSULTATION FORM. You will need to bring this to your appointment.