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Description:Scanning electron photomicrograph (SEM) of polio virions.
The poliovirus lives in the human pharynx and intestinal tract. Poliomyelitis is an acute infection that involves the gastrointestinal tract and, occasionally, the central nervous system. It is acquired by fecal-oral transmission.
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Links:CDC - National Center for Infectious Disease: Polio
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