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Cleanliness, rest important during polio epidemic





Cleanliness, rest important during polio epidemic


The mention of polio strikes terror in the hearts of parents everywhere. However, when polio is prevalent, it is most necessary that parents remain calm, as emotional upset is conveyed very easily to children, according to W.S. Pickett, Administrator of the Nelson County Health Department.

Normal routine for the entire family is the best policy. However, during a polio epidemic, emphasis is placed on cleanliness and rest.

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