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Who is most at risk from poliomyelitis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Unimmunized

Maternal antibodies often protect a baby for their first weeks, after which they are at risk.
Mortality and degree of disability was greater after the age of puberty when the disease was prevalent. Death often came within the first two wks.

In brief: Unimmunized

Maternal antibodies often protect a baby for their first weeks, after which they are at risk.
Mortality and degree of disability was greater after the age of puberty when the disease was prevalent. Death often came within the first two wks.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery

In brief: Polio

Poliomyelitis is now almost nonexistent in the western world - travel abroad to countries like pakistan and parts of central africa have an increased risk but if you have been vaccinated the risk is low.

In brief: Polio

Poliomyelitis is now almost nonexistent in the western world - travel abroad to countries like pakistan and parts of central africa have an increased risk but if you have been vaccinated the risk is low.
Dr. James Goodrich
Dr. James Goodrich
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