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Polio by tushar


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Polio by tushar

  1. 1. How it is caused Symptoms Prevention Made by: Tushar
  2. 2. Introduction to polio  Poliomyelitis , often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an acute, viral infectious disease spread from person to person, primarily via the fecal oral route. The term derives from the Ancient Greek word poliós 
  3. 3. Some children's infected by polio
  4. 4. How Polio is caused? Polio is caused by infection with the poliovirus. This virus is highly contagious, and is passed on through food and water contaminated because of infected people. It can take 4 to 21 days before symptoms appear and an infected person can pass the virus on to other people even before symptoms appear.
  5. 5. The Poliovirus which causes polio
  6. 6. Symptoms of polio When a person develops paralytic polio, the symptoms are more serious. As the virus spreads through the nerves it destroys nerves that control muscles. The infection may be fatal if the brain and respiratory organs become affected.
  7. 7. How can polio be treated? Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease. There is no cure, but there are safe and effective vaccines. The strategy to eradicate polio is therefore based on preventing infection by immunizing every child until transmission stops and the world is polio-free.
  8. 8. Prevention of Polio The best way to protect polio is to get polio drops. If you are not vaccinated you need not to go to slum areas. Drink water which is properly filtered.
  9. 9. A chidren taking polio drops