24 October – World Polio Day

Polio is a virus that may cause paralysis and is easily preventable by the polio vaccine.

Polio is transmitted through contaminated water or food, or contact with an infected person.

Many people who are infected with the poliovirus don’t become sick and have no symptoms. However, those who do become ill develop paralysis, which can sometimes be fatal.

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