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At its peak, Polio was most prevalent in school aged children. 90-95% of children experienced Polio symptom free. Up to 10% of those infected with Polio experience symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, stiffness or pain in the arms or legs. 95% of children who did experience symptoms were back to normal within 3-4 days. It could take up to two weeks when muscle weakness was experienced. However, up to 5% of cases, in which children did experience symptoms, resulted in death. The death rate in adults experiencing…
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