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POLIOMYELITIS (Polio)

Tun Dr Siti Hasmah, wife of the Malaysian prime minister & patron of the Immunise4Life programme

The polio vaccine has allowed Malaysia to be declared free of the disease since the year 2000. Howev

Polio is a disease which is caused by a virus known as the poliovirus. It is known to cause paralysi

Everybody, everywhere, is still at risk of polio. As long as these three final strongholds of polio

Poliomyelitis was virtually unknown before the end of the 19th century. However, poliomyelitis has b

Today, we are fortunate, as most of us do not need to worry about poliomyelitis (polio). In fact, ma