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Diphteria

Descripition

Its is a bacteria corynebacterium diphtheria, it is at the back of your throat.

How it spreds..

Droplets of moisture that are coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person. Also if you share like a cup or the share tissue it the mucus will end up in the back of your throat.

Age

Children under 5 or adults over 60 have more of a risk.

Found in?

It is found through out the world but most common in regions. The most where it is effected is in the Europeans region.

Symptoms

A sore throat, fever of 103%f, a gray covering on the back of your throat. A barking sound of a cough. Difficulty breathing and swallowing.

Dangerous or not?

I give this disease a rate of 7. It is very cutaneous, but will eventually go away. Sometimes leads to death if it cardiac involvement may occur as in patients with pharyngeal diphtheria is not treated

Deaths an cases?

There was 20% of deaths in 2011 an 4887 cases. No data for the disease since then yet.

Facts

The treatment includes getting a shot in your muscle or through an IV. Treated with antibiotics such as penicillin and erythromycin.

Will last 7-10 days if treated right.