Polio Articles A-Z
Polio Vaccine Side Effects - Poliovirus
This page contains links to eMedTV Polio Articles containing information on subjects from Polio Vaccine Side Effects to Poliovirus. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Polio Vaccine Side Effects
The most common side effect of the polio vaccine is irritability. This eMedTV page gives a list of other possible side effects, including serious side effects such as trouble breathing, hoarseness, or wheezing.
- Polio Vaccines
As explained in this eMedTV article, there are two general types of polio vaccines. This Web page takes a closer look at these vaccines, with information on how they are administered, side effects, and more.
- Polio Virus
A highly contagious virus, poliovirus is the cause of the medical condition polio. This part of the eMedTV library provides a brief description of this virus and offers a link to more information. Polio virus is a common misspelling of poliovirus.
- Poliomyelitis Vaccine
Oral and injected vaccines are used around the world to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of these vaccines, including why the oral vaccine is no longer used in the United States.
- Poliomyelitis Virus
Poliomyelitis virus is the highly contagious virus that causes polio. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of this virus, discussing its history, transmission, and possible eradication.
Poliovirus is a highly contagious virus that only affects humans; as this eMedTV article explains, it is also the cause of polio. This page describes the virus in detail, including information on its transmission, history, and possible eradication.