• Poliomyelitis - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/downloads/polio.pdf Poliomyelitis. 297 . 18. Global eradication within this decade Minimal heterotypic immunity between serotypes The words polio (grey) and ...
  • Polio - Mayo Clinic

    www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polio/basics/definition/CON-20030957 Polio — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment, prevention of this highly contagious viral disease.
  • Polio: Types, Causes, & Symptoms - Healthline

    www.healthline.com/health/poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a highly contagious disease that is caused by a virus that attacks the body's nervous system.
    • CDC Global Health - Polio

      www.cdc.gov/polio Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease. There is no cure, but there are safe and effective vaccines. Therefore, the strategy to eradicate polio ...
    • Poliomyelitis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. In about 0.5% of cases there is muscle weakness resulting ...
    • Poliomyelitis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

      www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001402.htm Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. The virus spreads by: Direct person-to-person contact; Contact with infected mucus or ...
    • Poliomyelitis: History of the Procedure, Problem, Etiology

      emedicine.medscape.com/article/1259213-overview Poliomyelitis first occurred nearly 6000 years ago in the time of the ancient Egyptians. The evidence for this is in the withered and deformed limbs of ...
    • Poliomyelitis - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of ...

      www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/poliomyelitis/overview.html Back to TopCauses. Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. The virus spreads by: Direct person-to-person contact; Contact with infected ...
    • Poliomyelitis | definition of poliomyelitis by Medical dictionary

      medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/poliomyelitis poliomyelitis [po″le-o-mi″ĕ-li´tis] an acute infectious disease occurring sporadically or in epidemics and caused by a virus, usually a poliovirus but ...
    • WHO | Poliomyelitis (polio)

      www.who.int/topics/poliomyelitis/en Poliomyelitis (polio) is a highly infectious viral disease, which mainly affects young children. The virus is transmitted by person-to-person spread mainly through ...