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Poliovirus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis (commonly known as polio), is a human enterovirus and member of the family of Picornaviridae. [2]

CDC Global Health - Polio - What Is Polio?

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Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease caused by a virus ... Polio vaccine protects children by preparing their bodies to fight the polio virus.

NMAH | Polio: How the Poliovirus Works

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Many types of human cells have receptors that fit the poliovirus; no one knows why the virus favors motor neurons over other cells for replication.

CDC: Global Health--Polio

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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 ...

Polio - KidsHealth

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Polio (also called poliomyelitis) is a contagious, historically devastating disease that was virtually eliminated from the Western hemisphere in the second half of ...

Poliovirus - Polio Home Page

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Poliovirus is a virus that causes the medical condition polio. The virus is a single-stranded RNA virus from the family Picornaviridae and genus enterovirus.

WHO | Poliomyelitis

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WHO fact sheet on poliomyelitis, a highly infectious disease caused by a virus. The fact sheet includes key facts, global caseload, Global Eradication Initiative ...

Poliomyelitis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. The virus spreads by: Direct person-to-person contact; Contact with infected mucus or ...

The virus - Global Polio Eradication Initiative

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The virus. Polio is caused by a human enterovirus called the poliovirus. Wild polioviruses are those that occur naturally. The poliovirus consists of an RNA genome ...

Polio | Vaccines.gov

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Polio used to be very common in the U.S. and caused severe illness in thousands of people each year before polio vaccine was introduced.