It has been recommended that all tetanus shots be suspended until after the pandemic. Please plan accordingly.
Good to know, James. Thanx…
Recommended by who?
I had mine about 6 years ago…So I’m fine.
My pharmacist let me know as I was going to use this down time update my tetanus immunization. The basic idea is that COVID-19 is far more virulent when there is a co-morbidity. We’ve heard about asthma, diabetes, heart disease etc. leading to fatalities with COVID-19 infection. Even though the shot or booster is a weakened form (or dead fragments) of the disease, it is still making our immune system work. Thus the recommendation to wait until the pandemic has passed.