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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acute_poliomyelitis
  • The disease may be diagnosed by finding the virus in the feces or detecting antibodies against it in the blood.[1]
  • http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/infectiou...
  • Polio is easily spread from person to person.The poliovirus is a virus that causes paralysis.
  • http://www.massgeneral.org/conditions/condition.aspx?id=376
  • Poliomyelitis is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by three types of poliovirus.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic-polio
  • These symptoms include
  • http://www.drugs.com/mcd/polio
  • Polio is a contagious viral illness that in its most severe form causes paralysis, difficulty breathing and sometimes death.
  • http://healthinfo.uclahealth.org/Library/DiseasesConditions/Adult...
  • Polio is easily spread from person to person.The poliovirus is a virus that causes paralysis.
  • http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayArticle.aspx?g...
  • Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that can affect nerves and can lead to partial or full paralysis.
  • http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/polio.aspx
  • Risk factors for this paralytic illness include older age, pregnancy, abnormalities of the immune system, recent tonsillectomy, and a recent episode of excessively strenuous exercise concurrent with the onset of the CNS phase.
  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/infectious-diseases/ente...
  • (News) Over Half of U.S. States Ill Prepared for Disease Outbreaks
  • http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/conditions/infections/a9170/polio/
  • Polio (poliomyelitis) is a very serious, highly infectious disease, which is fortunately very rare in the UK because of immunisation against it.
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    Polio-Like Illness (AFM) May Be on Its Way
    Web MD - Friday, July 12, 2019
    AFM still a "bit of a mystery" amid peak season for polio-like illness
    CBS News - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Somalia: WHO and UNICEF Somalia and Partners Call On All Somalis to Vaccinate Children Against Polio(Dalsan Radio)
    All Africa - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Swaziland: The Kingdom of Eswatini Hosts the Polio 22nd Inter-Country Certification Committee Meeting(WHO)
    All Africa - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Father caught performing touching 'heartbeat ritual' with his months-old daughter as she recovers from rare polio-like illness
    Daily Mail - Monday, May 6, 2019
    Fresh polio case detected in Afghanistan: official
    Xinhua Net - Saturday, April 27, 2019
    Pakistan suspends anti-polio drive after attacks on workers
    Washington Times - Saturday, April 27, 2019
    Twenty six children diagnosed with polio in PNG
    ABC Australia - Saturday, April 27, 2019
    Nigeria: Nigeria Poised to Be Declared Polio-Free in Six Months - Agency(Premium Times)
    All Africa - Saturday, April 27, 2019
    Experts Baffled by Rise of Mysterious Polio-Like Disease in Children
    Healthline - Sunday, April 14, 2019
    Fresh polio case identified in Afghanistan: official
    Xinhua Net - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    NIH Official: Polio-Like Illness on the Rise
    Web MD - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Poliomyelitis in ancient Greece (5th century BC)?
    Neurology - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Top health official issues new warning on rare polio-like disease
    CBS News - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Respiratory virus may be prime suspect for polio-like condition
    NBC News - Thursday, March 28, 2019
    Alert - Polio in Indonesia
    Center for Disease Control - Thursday, March 7, 2019
    Polio spreads in Afghanistan and Pakistan 'due to unchecked borders'
    The Guardian - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    Acute flaccid paralysis outbreak: Polio-like illness in the UK - symptoms revealed
    Express - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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    Images

    Itzhak Perlman, a polio survivor, plays the violin while seated.
    Singer-songwriter Neil Young contracted polio during an epidemic in the summer of 1951.
    Actress Marion Davies contracted polio as an adult.
    Former senator John Porter East contracted polio in 1955 while serving as a lieutenant in the United States Marines.
    Elsie MacGill caught polio in the same year she became the first Canadian woman to receive an Aeronautical Engineering degree.
    Itzhak Perlman, a polio survivor, plays the violin while seated.
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    Singer-songwriter Neil Young contracted polio during an epidemic in the summer of 1951.
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    Actress Marion Davies contracted polio as an adult.
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    Former senator John Porter East contracted polio in 1955 while serving as a lieutenant in the United States Marines.
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    Elsie MacGill caught polio in the same year she became the first Canadian woman to receive an Aeronautical Engineering degree.
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    Actors Donald Sutherland (above) and Alan Alda both played the role of Hawkeye Pierce and both had polio as children.
    Arthur C. Clarke contracted polio in 1962.
    Kim Beazley was hospitalised with polio as a child.
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    Actors Donald Sutherland (above) and Alan Alda both played the role of Hawkeye Pierce and both had polio as children.
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    Arthur C. Clarke contracted polio in 1962.
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    Kim Beazley was hospitalised with polio as a child.
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    Logo: World Polio Day
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    World Polio Day is an opportunity for the global polio eradication community to renew its promise of a polio-free world to future generations.
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    Poliomyelitis
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    According to the World Health Organization, Nigeria may be on its way to eliminating polio caused by the poliovirus (above).
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    Logo: EPI - POLIO - Global Eradication Initiative
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    Poliomyelitis United States, 1980-2010 chart as described in the secular trends section
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    Poliomyelitis United States, 1980-2010 chart as described in the secular trends section
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    Poliomyelitis United States, 1950-2011 chart as described in the Secular Trends section
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