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Synonyms for poliomyelitis

an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord

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SIR - For many of those living with polio and post-polio syndrome (PPS) in the UK, today is a day of hope.
It is important that Canadian medical professionals are educated on this condition," says Kim Dowds, Manager of Polio Canada, a national program that works to educate and inform polio survivors and health care professionals about polio and post-polio syndrome.
As CEO of The British Polio Fellowship, the leading voice for approximately 120,000 people with the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome (PPS) in the UK, I would like to support all those who took part and I hope their experience will be one that will encourage them to try something new again in the future.