What Happened When A Child Missed His Second Tetanus Shot

A boy in Oregon who had a cut on his forehead in 2017, ended up being in the hospital with treatment costing nearly a million dollars.

The total bill for his inpatient care was $811,929, and that didn't include costs for air transport, rehab and any follow-up costs. And 100 doctors and nurses worked on the boy.

Unfortunately, the boy's parents had never gotten him the routine combo DTaP (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis) vaccine. The potentially deadly tetanus developed six days later.

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