Postpolio Syndrome: The Second Time Around (Part 1)

Hartley, Jean
February 2011
PN;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p28
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The article offers information on the basic information about polio syndrome in the U.S. It states that polio is an acquired disease and not a congenital condition. Moreover, the condition is a highly infectious intestinal virus that affects spinal cord and causes paralysis. Polio researcher Allan Robbins notes that polio is a condition that attacks the wiring and the nervous system and not the muscles of joints.


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