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Risk of polio spread spikes in DRC after 2 outbreaks, WHO says


CNN - Jun 15, 2017
Polio is a highly infectious virus that affects the nervous system of young children and can result in paralysis. It is transmitted from person to person, mainly through contact with infected feces. There is no cure for the disease, but it can be ...
 

Why is it taking so long to rid the world of polio?


CNN - Jun 12, 2017
The Rotarians, wearing glowing LED bracelets, came to Atlanta to commit once again to the elusive goal they first outlined in 1985: a world free of polio, the highly infectious disease that invades the nervous system and can cause total paralysis in a ...
 

Polio outbreaks in DRC set back efforts to eradicate the disease


The Guardian - Jun 14, 2017
Two separate outbreaks of polio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have set back efforts to eradicate the debilitating disease. Two cases in Haut-Lomami province and another two in Maniema were confirmed by the World Health Organization, which ...
 

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The Polio Story - The Vaccine That Changed the World


It was 1952, and polio gripped the world in fear. There was no known cause, no cure and no help in sight for parents desperate to protect their children. Across ...
 

Polio crippled girl visits the school that she attended.


 

What is polio? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy


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Vietnamese polio girl struggling through life,


 

The American Polio Epidemic--- a complete overview in minutes


The Polio Epidemic wreaked havoc on America from 1916 until 1955, when a vaccine finally came out. In an era of advancing technology and increased ...