Polio

By Jake Savoie

Polio's History

Polio is a disease that locks all your muscles. It was first found in the U.S. in 1894. But it was discovered in 1905.


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Polio's Symtoms

Symptoms are fever, sore throat, headache, vomiting, fatigue, back pain or stiffness, neck pain or stiffness, muscle weakness or tenderness, meningitis.

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Cause of Polio

Lives only in humans and enters the environment through someone who's infected.

Spread of Polio

Spreads primarily in areas where sanitation is poor.

Polio Treatment

Their is no cure. But you are more likely to live then if you lived in the 1930's. Treatment includes bed rest, pain relievers.


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