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What can you tell me about poliomyelitis?

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In brief: Polio

Poliomyelitis is mostly eradicated in the modern world due to vaccines, and the disease exists mainly in feudal and primitive countries such as iran.
It is caused by a virus which passes into the GI tract and then enters the spine. It affects the nerve cell body causing severe focal weakness and muscular atrophy, but can allow prevent breathing.

In brief: Polio

Poliomyelitis is mostly eradicated in the modern world due to vaccines, and the disease exists mainly in feudal and primitive countries such as iran.
It is caused by a virus which passes into the GI tract and then enters the spine. It affects the nerve cell body causing severe focal weakness and muscular atrophy, but can allow prevent breathing.
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