12-The Polio Virus _v.2_

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Unformatted text preview: placed The machine would push and pull the muscles The of the chest acting as a ventilator. of Epidemic Around the turn of the 19th century the polio Around virus became a problem in America. virus Unsanitary conditions and improper sewage Unsanitary systems were to blame. systems Cases in cities sky rocketed in the summer Cases months. months. Effects on Appalachia Small town communities such as Wytheville, Virginia were blindsided with a polio epidemic in 1950. in Due to their isolation it was hard for patients to Due be treated. b...
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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.

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