Epidemic polio

Epidemic polio or infantile paralysis, is defeated by a viral infection. At the present time in the USSR there are only single cases of the disease. The complete elimination of polio - task for the nearest future.
When polio struck the nervous system, mainly the gray matter of the spinal cord. Get it mostly children. The infection is transmitted by airborne droplets, and intestinal secretions.
The disease first appears as fever, malaise, vomiting, headaches, pain in the limbs, and then develop paralysis. In some children who have overcome polio remain infringements of impellent functions of the extremities, and sometimes heavy kolichestvo.
At the present time the polio became a unique phenomenon. In some republics already in several years there were no reported cases.
We owe this remarkable achievement in medical science. Abroad scientist A. Sabina was developed live vaccine against polio. In our country it has been thoroughly studied, modified and introduced in a wide practice of Professor M. P. chumakovym and A. A. Smorodintseva. Prof. M. P. Chumakov proposed to apply the vaccine in a very convenient form - in the form of candy-coated tablets. For ease of use, safety and high effectiveness of this vaccine may be considered perfect.
Vaccination to begin a two-month age three times at intervals of three months. They can also make and re-vaccinated 2 - and 3 years of age. In addition, once revaccinated children aged 7-8 and 15-16 years. And on vaccination and re-vaccination of children not give any negative reactions.
Success in the fight against polio is a triumph of modern Virology, including the Soviet virological science. Soviet vaccine is exported to dozens of countries; it is everywhere has received a high estimation. Serious illness in the past.