Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis are 3 very serious diseases that can typically be prevented through vaccinations. Currently, there are two vaccinations approved for immunization against these three diseases: Boostrix and Adacel. These vaccines are called Tdap vaccinations which are combination vaccinations that protect against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (hence the name Tdap)
But what is the difference between Boostrix and Adacel? And when should you get them?
First off, what are these diseases?
- Tetanus, also known as lockjaw, is a rare infection caused by bacteria. See More