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Tetanus is a vaccine-preventable disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani. In 2018, all of Guinea was considered to be at risk of the disease and the country is currently in the elimination phase.

More information Original publication

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihab021

Type

Alumni publications

Publisher

Oxford Academic

Publication Date

28/05/2021

Keywords

clinical audit, elimination, Guinea, neonates, tetanus, vaccination, newborn , mothers , pediatrics