Even after that, for life, any time anyone steps on a nail or gets a minor cut, tetanus “boosters” are routinely given.
Summary: Tetanus requires a wound that is deep enough and neglected enough to create an anaerobic environment so that the bacteria can flourish, die off and spread a toxin in the body. Blood is oxygenated by passing through the lungs and then flowing through the body to oxygenate all the tissues. In other words, Tetanus is impossible to get if you are alive, pumping blood normally through your body and taking care of the wound. ” – Tetanus Vaccination: Fact & Fiction, read entire article (HERE) According to the CDC’s own website: “Tetanus is different from other vaccine-preventable diseases because it does not spread from person to person.
The ones that SOOooooo many children seem to be stepping on every year? Of course the gist of the story is that he was “unvaccinated”.
Many vaccine safety advocate groups say the story is not true.
The emphasis should be on ‘flourishes’ because Clostridium tetani requires an anaerobic environment. It means for the bacterium to survive, it must be in an environment free of oxygen.
In other words, to get sick with Tetanus, you must get the Clostridium tetani into your body, such as through the infamous example of stepping on a nail.