Translation of polio in Spanish:

polio

polio, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊlɪəʊ//ˈpoʊliˌoʊ/

noun

  • 1

    polio feminine
    (vaccine) (before noun) contra la polio
    (epidemic) de polio
    • It was the first confirmed case of polio, which mainly affects children under the age of five, in the country for three years.
    • Beyond polio and guinea worm, the current list of potentially eradicable human pathogens is quite short.
    • She suffered polio, double pneumonia and scarlet fever, which rendered her left leg useless.
    • Some symptoms are like polio, so it was originally thought to be due to a virus.
    • It was there, in 1954, that she contracted polio from a patient, becoming the last person in Oxford to get it.
    • There now seems a real prospect that, like smallpox, polio may be eradicated entirely from the world.
    • The tactical application of immunization is the only way to eradicate polio.
    • The first symptoms of polio are fever, sore throat, headache and a stiff neck.
    • Mr Baker blames the polio for his appetite for tough challenges.
    • There are few medicines used to treat diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and polio that have patents on them now.
    • If polio is stamped out, it will become only the second major human disease to be wiped off the face of the earth.
    • Unless polio is eliminated in India and Nigeria, global eradication cannot be achieved.
    • Diseases that we in the West think are gone, like small pox and polio are still rampant in this country.
    • In India I have grown used to giving lectures on polio and other topics with only a moment's notice and without slides.
    • Sandy spent his younger years in India where he suffered from polio.
    • Precautions should be taken against cholera, hepatitis, typhoid and polio throughout the region.
    • People who have abortive polio or nonparalytic polio usually make a full recovery.
    • He has also been preparing by becoming inoculated against rabies, polio and typhoid.
    • Even in 1958, when she had had polio, she felt it was something of a curiosity and a disease doctors knew little about.
    • His medical training at Cambridge University was interrupted by polio.