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Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio

Diphtheria is a highly contagious infection that affects the nose and throat, and sometimes the skin. Diphtheria can be a serious illness and sometimes fatal, especially in children, if it is not treated quickly.
Tetanus is a serious, life-threatening condition caused by bacteria getting into a wound.
Polio is an infectious disease caused by a virus that can spread from person to person and cause paralysis.

The Vaccine

Who can have this vaccine?

Adult and children 10 years+

Doses required

1 dose

10 years after childhood primary course


£50 per dose

How is it given?

This is an injection in the upper arm.

How long does protection last?

10 years

Other information

The vaccination should be given at least two weeks before travel.

Mild side effects could include soreness at the site of the injection or mild fever symptoms.

Patient Leaflet

Please refer to the patient leaflet for full information on this vaccine:

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