Polio

Zoie Cornell

How is the disease contracted?

Its very contagious and can spread person to person

Lives in a infected person's throat

It can contaminate food and water

What are the symptoms of the disease?

  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Headache and stomach pain

What are the treatments for the disease?

  • Poliovirus vaccine because it protects people from getting polio
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What are the recovery chances?

  • You probaly die from polio
  • The symptoms could probaly get worst than it already has been

What does the virus look like?

What group does the virus belong to?

Poliomyelitis

What characterisitcs of the virus

  • Polio manint affect children under 5 years old
  • 200 infections lead to irreverisble paralysis
  • Polio cases have decreased over 99%
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