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Information for public health professionals on polio immunisation including updates.
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Poliomyelitisis an acute illness that follows invasion through the gastro intestinal tract by one of the three serotypes of polio virus (serotypes 1, 2 and 3). The virus replicates in the gut and has a high affinity for nervous tissue.
Last updated 19 April 2013+ show all updates19 April 2013
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