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Polio Viruses belong to the Picornavirus group and causes Poliomyelitis in humans. The poliovirus survives for long periods outside the body, making polio easily transmissible by water or food contaminated with feces. The virus travels to the central nervous system and can lead to death or disability. TEM X150,000
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Polio Virus TEM
Polio Viruses belong to the Picornavirus group and causes Poliomyelitis in humans. The poliovirus survives for long periods outside the body, making polio easily transmissible by water or food contaminated with feces. The virus travels to the central nervous system and can lead to death or disability. TEM X150,000

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