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What is Polio?


Polio (or Poliomyelitis) is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. Minor symptoms such as fever and a sore throat and headache, neck stiffness and pains in the arms and legs may present. In more significant cases there is muscle weakness resulting in an inability to move.




Prevention

The disease is preventable with the polio vaccine.