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9 hours ago What is Polio? Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a disabling and life-threatening disease caused by the poliovirus. The virus spreads from person to person and can infect a person’s spinal cord, causing paralysis (can’t move parts of the body).

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6 hours ago Types of polio virus include (2) – Wild virus – This is the naturally present polio virus. This is the culprit virus that causes paralytic polio in …

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1 hours ago Polio. Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a disabling and life-threatening disease caused by poliovirus. The virus spreads from person to person and can invade an infected person’s spinal cord, causing paralysis (can’t move parts of the body). There is no cure, but there are safe and effective vaccines to prevent polio.

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8 hours ago Pain in the arms and legs. Vomiting. While most people fully recover from polio, the disease can cause very serious problems. These problems can sometimes develop quickly (hours after infection) and include: Numbness, a feeling of pins and needles or tingling in the legs or arms. Paralysis in the legs, arms or torso.

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7 hours ago Polio (also known as poliomyelitis) is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. Children younger than 5 years old are more likely to contract the virus than

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2 hours ago Polio is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus. It invades the nervous system, and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours. The virus is transmitted by person-to-person spread mainly through the faecal-oral route or, less frequently, by a common vehicle (for example, contaminated water or food) and multiplies in the intestine.

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1 hours ago Some people have only minor symptoms, such as fever, tiredness, nausea, headache, nasal congestion, sore throat, cough, stiffness in the neck and back, and pain in the arms and legs. Most people recover completely. In rare cases, polio infection causes permanent loss of muscle function (paralysis) in the arms or legs (usually the legs); death

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Just Now In a report late last week, the World Health Organization and partners noted nine new polio cases caused by the vaccine in Nigeria, Congo, Central African Republic and Angola. Seven countries

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2 hours ago Headache. Fatigue. Abnormal reflexes. Stiffness and pain in arm and leg pain. Problems with swallowing and breathing. Back pain, particularly neck stiffness. Muscle tenderness and spasms. People with paralytic polio experience the symptoms of Non-paralytic Polio followed by these symptoms-. Loss of reflexes.

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Just Now A poliovirus, the causative agent of polio (also known as poliomyelitis), is a serotype of the species Enterovirus C, in the family of Picornaviridae. There are three poliovirus serotypes: types 1, 2, and 3.. Poliovirus is composed of an RNA genome and a protein capsid.The genome is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA (+ssRNA) genome that is about 7500 nucleotides long.

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5 hours ago Poliomyelitis is an infectious disease transmitted by fecal-oral contamination with lymphatic replication. Before global health efforts, polio caused widespread morbidity and mortality in children during multiple epidemics between 1900-1950. Due to worldwide vaccination efforts that began in the 1980s, poliomyelitis is now considered almost completely …

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4 hours ago Polio is a life-threatening disease caused by a virus. It was once one of the most feared diseases in the United States, but the creation of a vaccine in the 1950s ended the threat.

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8 hours ago Polio causes include contact with infected stool, coughed or sneezed droplets, and contaminated food and water. The virus affects your nervous system and causes headache, flu …

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5 hours ago Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a non-contagious condition that can affect polio survivors usually 15 to 40 years after recovery from polio. Only a polio survivor can develop PPS, it is not contagious. The polio vaccine has eradicated polio from the United States. However, polio still exists in some countries and cases of PPS still arise.

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2 hours ago Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that can affect nerves and can lead to partial or full paralysis.. It is caused by infection with the poliovirus. This virus can be spread by direct person-to-person contact, by contact with infected mucus or phlegm from the nose or mouth, or by contact with infected feces. There are three basic patterns of polio infection: subclinical …

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1 hours ago Before a vaccine was available, polio caused more than 15,000 cases of paralysis a year in the U.S. It was the most feared disease of the 20th century. With the success of the polio vaccine, Jonas Salk, 39, became one of the most celebrated scientists in the world.

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8 hours ago Polio is a very contagious disease — it spreads easily from person to person. Most people who get polio don’t have any serious problems. But in some cases, polio can be very dangerous and lead to permanent disabilities — and even death. Even though it’s rare in the United States, polio still exists in a few countries in Asia and Africa.

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