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Polio Photos

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A few examples from the Public Health Image Library

This child is displaying a deformity of her right lower extremity due to polio caused by the poliovirus, an enterovirus member.

Photo ID# 5578
This child is displaying a deformity of her right lower extremity due to polio caused by the poliovirus.

Man on street with polio.

Photo ID# 134 (without black borders)
Man on street with polio.

This patient sustained upper extremity paralysis due to the due to polio caused by the poliovirus, an enterovirus member.

Photo ID# 5579
This patient sustained upper extremity paralysis due to the due to polio caused by the poliovirus.

3-dimensional representation of poliovirus

Photo ID# 21325
A 3-dimensional representation of poliovirus.

A few examples from public health professionals

Child in Nigeria with a leg partly paralyzed from polio

Child in Nigeria with a leg partly paralyzed from polio (Photo by Stacie Dunkle, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Young girl with leg braces following poliomyelitis, Chad

Young girl with leg braces following poliomyelitis, Chad (Photo by Minal Patel, STOP volunteer)

A few examples from the Immunization Action Coalition

Boys with polio

Boys with polio.

The wild poliovirus usually paralyses children under five years old.

The wild poliovirus usually paralyses children under five years old.

Boy with polio, Menagesha, at the Cheshire Home for Handicapped Children

Boy with polio at the Cheshire Home for Handicapped Children.

Courtesy of World Health Organization

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