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Polio


Book Description
Until the middle of the 20th century, polio affected people all over the world. The disease, caused by a virus in the genus "Enterovirus," often left its survivors with weakened muscles or varying degrees of paralysis. In their later years, many once-healthy survivors experienced a condition known as post-polio syndrome. Once effective vaccines were developed, polio was eradicated in the United St... More
Book Information
PublisherChelsea House Publishers
BindingLibrary Binding (2 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages116
ISBN-101604132388
ISBN-13978-1604132380
Publication Date01/2009
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About Alan Hecht (Author) : Alan Hecht is a published author of young adult books. A published credit of Alan Hecht is Polio (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics).
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About Hilary Babcock (Editor) : Hilary Babcock is a published editor of young adult books. A published credit of Hilary Babcock is Syphilis (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics).
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About David Heymann (Foreword) : David Heymann is credited in young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Heymann include Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics), Streptococcus (Group B) (Deadly Dis... more
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