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  • contagious bacterial infection
  • corynae bacterium diphtheriae
  • transmitted when an infected person sneezews/coughs and droplets of their saliva enter someone's nose or mouth
  • high temperature
  • sore throat
  • gre/white membrane covering throat
  • breathing difficulties


  • bacterial infection
  • bacteria clostridium tetani
  • caused by bacteria entering a skin wound
  • when inside body, bacteria multiplies and releases neurotoxin


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