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One of the first written accounts of Tetanus was given by Hippocrates, BCE . It is caused by a bacteria Clostridium Tetani, which releases a toxin called Tetanospasmin. Tetanospasmin is among the deadliest toxins . It affect humans, producing involuntary muscle spasm, and can result in death of the contaminated individual. There is a vaccine against it, which is listed as “List of Essential Medicine” by the World Health Organization (WHO) . There are treatments for these disease for both the mild and severe cases. These may include the use of tetanus antibodies , and antibiotics for example.
 Tetanus. In Wikipedia. Retrieved in October, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetanus
 Tetanus Vaccine. In Wikipedia. Retrieved in October, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetanus_vaccine.
 Tetanospasmin. In Wikipedia. Retrieved in October, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetanospasmin
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