Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis is a highly contagious disease caused by any of the three human poliovirus serotypes, which are part of the enterovirus family. Europe was certified free of poliomyelitis in June 2002. Immunisation and vigilance of the disease continue to ensure the region is free of poliomyelitis. Post-polio syndrome has no defined causal mechanism but it affects between 20% and 80% of patients afflicted with poliomyelitis.

Poliomelitis Vall d'Hebron
Authorship: Vall d'Hebron
Creation date: 17.12.2021, 10:03
Modification date: 01.02.2022, 13:20
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