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Definitions of polio in various dictionaries:

noun - an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord


noun - an infectious virus disease


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The eradication of this paralyzing viral disease mainly affecting children is a W.H.O goal for 2004
In 1956 Jonas Salk & Leonard Scheele said Salk's vaccine should eliminate this disease within 3 years
Because it mainly affects babies & children, this disease is also called infantile paralysis
Elizabeth Kenny was the first to treat this paralytic disease with moist heat & physical therapy
The March of Dimes was established by FDR in 1938 to put an end to this disease
Dr. Albert Sabin developed this vaccine at the University of Cincinnati medical school
The Salk vaccine prevents this crippling disease
An effort lasting from 1985 to 1991 eliminated this paralytic illness from Latin America
Mass innoculations against this disease started in Pittsburgh on Feb. 23, 1954
Elizabeth Kennycame up with a method seen in use here to treat this disease
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short for
an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord
a serious infectious disease that can cause permanent paralysis ( being unable to move the body):
a serious, infectious disease of the nerves of the spine ( row of bones in the back) that can cause temporary or permanent paralysis ( inability to move the body)
Polio description
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. In about 0.5 percent of cases there is muscle weakness resulting in an inability to move. This can occur over a few hours to a few days. The weakness most often involves the legs but may less commonly involve the muscles of the head, neck and diaphragm. Many people fully recover. In those with muscle weakness about 2 to 5 percent of children and 15 to 30 percent of adults die. Another 25 percent of people have minor symptoms such as fever and a sore throat and up to 5 percent have headache, neck stiffness and pains in the arms and legs. These people are usually back to normal within one or two weeks. In up to 70 percent of infections there are no symptoms. Years after recovery post-polio syndrome may occur, with a slow development of muscle weakness similar to that which the person had during the initial infection.Poliovirus is usually spread from person to person through infect
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