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 ...
Polio remains endemic in two countries – Afghanistan and Pakistan. In addition,
in August 2016 WPV1 was detected in Nigeria. Nigeria was taken off the list of ...
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 ...
Aug 14, 2013 ... Great strides have been made in wiping out polio. Yet the stubborn and highly
contagious disease is still on the loose.
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.
How does polio spread? Polio is usually spread via the fecal-oral route (i.e., the
virus is transmitted from the stool of an infected person to the mouth of another ...
Jun 29, 2016 ... Polio, also known as poliomyelitis and infantile paralysis, is a highly contagious
viral infection that can lead to paralysis, breathing problems, ...
Globally, there were 223 cases of polio infection reported to the World Health ...
to be wise about vaccine-preventable diseases, even those not typically found in
Polio is a viral disease which may affect the spinal cord causing muscle
weakness and paralysis. The polio virus enters the body through the mouth,
usually from ...