POLIO : Cause and Symptoms and how to save ourself from the disease.

Polio usually spreads through contaminated food and water.

The disease effect the human nervous system, which causes effect the limbs and lead to paralysis. Polio is affect the spinal chord causing paralysis. The polio virus enter the body through the mouth, usually from hands contaminated with the stool of an infected person.

It may also be spread by food or water containing human feces (stool), and those who are infected may spread the disease. 

Minor symptoms occur such as fever, headache, vomiting, diarrhoea, neck stiffness and pain in the arms and legs.

There is no cure of this disease, but if give the dose of polio vaccine to the child by birth up to five years of age periodically can prevent the disease.

The vaccine was invented and developed in the year 1950 that has proved effectively.

The WHO recommended the vaccine to prevent from Polio disease to the nations. The government of India carried work for giving the vaccine among children from newly born baby up to five years of age children every year to complete eradicate the disease from our country.

Every citizen's responsibility to cooperate the programme carried by Government of India to brought our children to Polio centres for administered the dose every year up to five years of age of the child without forget.


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About G A Moinuddin

Ahmed Moinuddin retired from his position as HR Manager in a top Indian Public Sector Organization. He holds Masters in Sciences and has versatile experience in managing people and departments. His passion is to share knowledge from the bucket of experiences he had over these years at personal and professional front.
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