Diphtheria : About

Diphtheria is a severe bacterial infection usually affecting your nasal passages and membranes. Symptoms:

  • A sore throat and hoarseness
  • Painful swallowing
  • Swollen glands (enlarged lymph nodes) in your neck
  • A thick, gray membrane covering your throat and tonsils
  • Difficulty breathing or rapid breathing
  • Nasal discharge
  • Fever and chills
  • Malaise