infantile paralysis


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Synonyms for infantile paralysis

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

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And finally, what does this narrative reveal about the nature and experience of infantile paralysis (polio) in the late nineteenth and first half of the twentieth-century?
Serums were provided and anti-measles and infantile paralysis campaigns organised.
In addition to influenza, infectious diseases such as scarlet fever and diphtheria, infantile paralysis and tuberculosis were also rife.
He finally found her (Abeer), who had also suffered infantile paralysis, on the 'Marriage of the people who have will and challenge' Facebook page.
The campaign aims at enhancing the culture of vaccination and preserving positive outcomes achieved by the health sector in eliminating infantile paralysis in 1995 and the tetanus in 1997.
Nivene is a physiotherapist afflicted with infantile paralysis, but this does not prevent her from working.
Yet it was a mystery how he held a cue as due to suffering infantile paralysis as a boy of two he had no muscles at the top of his arms - and whilst in most respects entirely independent, he always needed someone to help him on with his overcoat.
Tuvo a cargo la direccion de la Division de Malformaciones Congenitas, la vicepresidencia y direccion de investigacion basica, y la vicepresidencia de Asuntos Medicos de la National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
TASTING TIME: Members of the Theatre Royal Cinderella pantomime cast entertained more than 40 children of the Infantile Paralysis Fellowship at the Deaf and Dumb Institute children's party in 1961.
Gage died in 1925 of infantile paralysis (polio), when he was 29 years old.
Now, he runs a gymnasium in the Capital, where he trains other men suffering from infantile paralysis or polio in power lifting and armwrestling.
Poliomyelitis (also called infantile paralysis or polio) is caused by one of the three types of poliovirus.
Major medical issues will be featured in the meeting, including uprooting infantile paralysis, preventing and campaigning against smoking, fulfilling the goals of millennium development, strengthening servicing systems, road accident, strategies for preventing and controlling cancers, upgrading performance of hospitals.
Salk's efforts attracted the attention and funding from The National Foudation for Infantile Paralysis (later called the March of Dimes), which enabled him to work full time on polio.
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