Author(s): Azizi MH, Bahadori M, RaeesJalali GA
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Abstract Diphtheria is a contagious and life-threatening disease historically regarded as a major cause of mortality, particularly in children. Over the past centuries, frequent diphtheria outbreaks have occurred. Herein, after a quick look at the history of diphtheria throughout the world, a historical account of this lethal disease in Iran during the 19th and 20th centuries is presented.
This article was published in Arch Iran Med
and referenced in Journal of Bioequivalence & Bioavailability