A public health effort to eliminate all cases of poliomyelitis (polio) infection
around the world, .... Two additional challenges are found in unobserved polio
transmission and in vaccine-derived po...
A: Polio does still exist, although polio cases have decreased by over 99% since
1988, from an estimated more than 350 000 cases to 74 reported cases in 2015 ...
An interactive map shows cases of polio and surveillance indicators worldwide
within the desired timeframe and available data, as well as environmental ...
Mar 18, 2016 ... Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease caused by a virus
that spreads from person to person invading the brain and spinal ...
Jun 29, 2016 ... Polio, also known as poliomyelitis and infantile paralysis, is a highly contagious
viral infection that can lead to paralysis, breathing problems, ...
Aug 14, 2013 ... Great strides have been made in wiping out polio. Yet the stubborn and highly
contagious disease is still on the loose.
Oct 26, 2016 ... With only 27 cases left, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio; but with ...
Symptoms, how the virus is transmitted and where it is still found.
Jul 30, 2012 ... Health efforts are close to wiping out polio, but two challenges remain: money,
and getting the vaccine to people who need it.
Feb 25, 2014 ... "About 20" cases of a polio-like syndrome have been identified in California
children over the past 18 months, a Stanford University researcher ...
Apr 3, 2013 ... Globally, there were 223 cases of polio infection reported to the World ... vaccine-
preventable diseases, even those not typically found in our ...