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Polio

  • Caused by Polio virus types 1, 2, 3.
  • Occurs as fever, malaise, headache, nausea, vomitting, muscle pain, stiffness of the back and neck with FLACCID PARALYSIS.
  • Transmitted from person to person by fecal-oral route.

Prevention:

  • Report to the local Health Authority.
  • Active immunization with Polio vaccines It is given as oral polio drops. It should be given at birth, 45 days, 75 days, 105 days and 9 months of age and at 1 1/2 years.
  • In view of eradicating polio, 2 rounds Pulse Polio is given since from 1995 The child should also receive these pulse polio in addition to the routine Immunisation.
  • Personal and environment hygiene.
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