Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Public Health and Communicable Disease
Slide content:Public Health Triumphs: Polio History - evidence of polio in an Egyptian stone engraving over 3,000 years old Virus mainly affects children <5 years of age. Spread by contact or by ingestion of fecal contamination in food or water 10
Slide notes:Polio is another disease that has been a threat for thousands of years there is evidence of polio in an Egyptian stone engraving more than 3000 years old. The polio virus mainly affects children under 5 years of age, and is spread by fecal contamination of food or water. 10