Manipal Hospitals Acknowledges India's Battle of being a Polio Free Country!
Polio is a highly infectious and contagious viral disease which invades the nervous system resulting in permanent paralysis. Children under the age of five are vulnerable to this deadly virus, with the newborns being the most affected. Poliomyelitis, the virus which causes polio, usually dwells in the throat and intestinal tracts of humans. Being a contagious disease, the virus enters the body through the mouth and multiplies within the intestine which are then spread to the environment through