Children Poliomyelitis (polio) is a highly contagious viral disease, ranging from mild to severe infection, followed by a paralysis in some parts of the body, especially the lower limbs among children. It tends to spread in the spring and summer until the end of the fall season.
In 1988 a global initiative was launched to prevent polio, participating were 166 delegates from World Health Organization Member States. With this initiative, millions of children were saved through vaccination campaigns and October 24th of each year was set to be the World Polio Day.
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