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Who gets diphtheria?

Anyone can get diphtheria. People at increased risk are unvaccinated people, children, people in areas where the disease is still found and people with weakened immune systems.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 03 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Cholera


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