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    Polio History and Research Resources

    We have been getting more and more requests from middle and senior high school students for help in doing research on polio. It's hard to keep up with all the requests, but we sure do appreciate your interest. This page is designed to help you out. Let us know what else you would like to see added.

    poliovirus_anim The polio virus (pictured at left) attacks the nervous system, leading to paralysis and sometimes to death.

    History of Polio

    Famous People Who Had Polio
    HHRS Resources: Poliomyelitis History
    Breathing Lessons - 1996 Academy Award for best short documentary

    Polio: Cause and Effect of the Disease

    How the polio virus works
    drkoop.com: Conditions And Concerns: Medical Encyclopedia: Poliomyelitis

    polio immunization