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How is polio transmitted?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: ByIngetingInfectedSe

The Polio is transmitted from person to person by contact with infected secretions from nose or mouth or contact with infected feces It enters the body by ingesting infected food or water or touch mouth with ccontaminated hands It can rarely also transmitted through contact with saliva and nasal secretions And swimming in infected non chlorinated pool as was the case with President Roosevelt

In brief: ByIngetingInfectedSe

The Polio is transmitted from person to person by contact with infected secretions from nose or mouth or contact with infected feces It enters the body by ingesting infected food or water or touch mouth with ccontaminated hands It can rarely also transmitted through contact with saliva and nasal secretions And swimming in infected non chlorinated pool as was the case with President Roosevelt
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Fecal-oral

The poliomyelitis virus is in the enterovirus family and transmits best fecal-orally like most enteric viruses and bacteria.
The virus is found in oral secretions however and oral-oral spread may occur.

In brief: Fecal-oral

The poliomyelitis virus is in the enterovirus family and transmits best fecal-orally like most enteric viruses and bacteria.
The virus is found in oral secretions however and oral-oral spread may occur.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Generally Air

Polio is transmitted thru respiratory droplets while breathing for the most part.
Veryt much like a cold.

In brief: Generally Air

Polio is transmitted thru respiratory droplets while breathing for the most part.
Veryt much like a cold.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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