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“Sehat Ka Insaf”: A Model for Overcoming Polio in Pakistan

Lajja Patel1 and Tulsi Patel2 1Northwestern University, Evanston IL, USA 2Northside College Prep, Chicago IL, USA Introduction Poliomyelitis, more commonly known as polio, is a highly infectious disease caused by poliovirus. The virus enters through the mouth or nose and colonizes the gastrointestinal tract, spreading primarily through feces, unclean hands, contaminated drinking water and improper sanitation.

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