Tetanus Shot: How Do We Know That It Works? | GreenMedInfo |

There has been NO placebo-controlled trial in humans to figure out if the tetanus shot actually works. Nor has any placebo controlled study been done to figure out how long a tetanus vaccine would provide immunity in terms of years.

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Tetanus Shot: How Do We Know That It Works? | GreenMedInfo |

Hygienic childbirth appears to be highly effective in preventing neonatal tetanus and makes tetanus vaccination regimen during pregnancy unnecessary for women who give birth under hygienic conditions.  Furthermore, it was estimated in 1989 in Tanzania that 40% of neonatal tetanus cases still occurred in infants born to mothers who were vaccinated during pregnancy,[6] stressing the importance of hygienic birth practices regardless of maternal vaccination status.

Crone & Reder (1992) have documented a curious case of severe tetanus in a 29-year old man with no pre-existing conditions and no history of drug abuse, typical among modern-day tetanus victims in the USA.  In addition to the regular series of tetanus immunization and boosters ten years earlier during his military service, this patient had been hyper-immunized (immunized with the tetanus toxoid to have extremely high serum antitoxin) as a volunteer…

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