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Children are more susceptible to infection.
Infection mostly occurs through the mouth. Causes of Infection
Polio is caused mainly by unsanitary
conditions. Effects on the Body
Deformation of limbs
If left untreated can cause death Effects on the Body
Effects Polio Vaccination
Found in April 1955 by Dr. Jonas Salk
Used a mild dose of the virus to help the body
naturally build up immunities
Administered using a needle
In 1964 the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) was
developed by Albert Sabin
developed Polio Vaccination
Polio Treating the Infected
Patients infected with the polio virus were
placed in a machine called the Iron Lung....
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course HUM 1704 taught by Professor Srjackson during the Fall '11 term at Virginia Tech.
- Fall '11