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An unvaccinated boy was given tetanus. His Oregon Hospital Stay: 57 days and $ 800,000.

Parents who do not vaccinate their children have expressed concern about side effects, concerns about diet, moral or religious objections and fear that vaccines lead to autism – an idea that has been severely broken. But health experts say a resistance or refusal to vaccinate may increase the risk of an outbreak by risking people who cannot be immunized for medical reasons. The World Health Organization identified "vaccine hesitation" as one of the year's 10 notable threats to global health. Tetanus, a life-threatening disease transmitted through open wounds and causing painful muscle spasms, drastically decreased in the US after the introduction of a vaccine in the 1 940s. A series of shots is recommended in infants and childhood, as well as on other occasions throughout life. Today, the disease "almost exclusively" occurs in people who have not been vaccinated or who have been under-vaccinated, another article in In Oregon, the boy, who was not identified, did not receive any immunizations, said Dr. Guzman-Cottrill. When he arrived at the hospital, he was attentive and asked for water, but could not open his mouth. Doctors gave him medication, including a first tetanus vaccine called DTaP, according to the article. But his condition was dangerous. He spent more than a month on a fan, the article said. He also stayed in a dark room for weeks, where he wore earplugs and suffered little stimulation to avoid his spasms getting worse, Dr. Guzman-Cottrill. His pain was so bad, she said, that doctors took care…

Parents who do not vaccinate their children have expressed concern about side effects, concerns about diet, moral or religious objections and fear that vaccines lead to autism – an idea that has been severely broken.

But health experts say a resistance or refusal to vaccinate may increase the risk of an outbreak by risking people who cannot be immunized for medical reasons. The World Health Organization identified “vaccine hesitation” as one of the year’s 10 notable threats to global health.

Tetanus, a life-threatening disease transmitted through open wounds and causing painful muscle spasms, drastically decreased in the US after the introduction of a vaccine in the 1

940s. A series of shots is recommended in infants and childhood, as well as on other occasions throughout life.

Today, the disease “almost exclusively” occurs in people who have not been vaccinated or who have been under-vaccinated, another article in

In Oregon, the boy, who was not identified, did not receive any immunizations, said Dr. Guzman-Cottrill.

When he arrived at the hospital, he was attentive and asked for water, but could not open his mouth. Doctors gave him medication, including a first tetanus vaccine called DTaP, according to the article. But his condition was dangerous. He spent more than a month on a fan, the article said.

He also stayed in a dark room for weeks, where he wore earplugs and suffered little stimulation to avoid his spasms getting worse, Dr. Guzman-Cottrill. His pain was so bad, she said, that doctors took care not to trigger him even with their voices. “We had to whisper,” she said.

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