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What are the symptoms of polio?

Polio initially shows up as mild flu-like symptoms. In a minority of cases, more serious symptoms may appear including muscle pain, muscle weakness and, in extreme cases, paralysis.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 03 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Dengue fever


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