Who invent polio disease?

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Who invent polio disease?

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It was discovered by Egyptians. Polio Vaccine was invented by Albert Sabin. The history of poliomyelitis (polio) infections extends into prehistory. Although major polio epidemics were unknown before the 20th century, the disease has caused paralysis and death for much of human history. Over millennia, polio survived quietly as an endemic pathogen until the 1880s when major epidemics began to occur in Europe; soon after, widespread epidemics appeared in the United States. By 1910, frequent epidemics became regular events throughout the developed world, primarily in cities during the summer months. At its peak in the 1940s and 1950s, polio would paralyze or kill over half a million people worldwide every year. The fear and the collective response to these epidemics would give rise to extraordinary public reaction and mobilization; spurring the development of new methods to prevent and treat the disease, and revolutionizing medical philanthropy. Although the development of two polio vacc

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Do you mean “who discovered polio disease”? (Invent means devise something new and original. Discover means find out for the first time; learn the existence of.) Poliomyelitis was first recognized as a distinct condition by Jakob Heine in 1840. Its causative agent, poliovirus, was identified in 1908 by Karl Landsteiner.

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Jakob Heine, a German orthopaedist, is most famous for his study into poliomyelitis in 1840. His report is the first medical report on the disease and it was the first time that polio was recognized as a clinical entity. Heine was responsible for discovering and describing infantile paralysis.

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