Poliomyelitis in photos

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Ultrastructure of poliomyelitis virus.

Photo 1. Ultrastructure of poliomyelitis virus. Spherical particles measuring 25 nm in diameter. Both 'full' and 'empty' particles are shown. The virus is widely spread throughout the tropics. (x 220000)

Ethiopian boy with paralysis of left leg.

Photo 2. Ethiopian boy with paralysis of left leg. Young indigenous children are predominantly affected, as well as non-immunised expatriates of all ages.


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