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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.