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Tetanus shots needed every 30 years, not every 10

A new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases argues that it “may no longer be necessary to administer booster vaccinations every 10 years and that the current adult vaccination schedule for tetanus and diphtheria should be revisited”. Researchers found that adults remain protected¬†against tetanus and diphtheria for at least 30 years.