Common cold virus may become paralytic and replace the Polio Virus

“We are in the process of eradicating polio worldwide, but if we eliminate the poliovirus and cease polio vaccinations, our immune systems wouldn’t produce antibodies against polio, and Coxsackievirus could theoretically fill the niche of eradicated polio” he said. Requested Re-Post with added Citation PDF link here:  COXA21 POLIO Pathogen Replacement Common cold virus can…

Common cold virus can cause polio in mice when injected into muscles

Contact: Becky Levine Levin005@mc.duke.edu 919-684-4148 Duke University Medical Center Common cold virus can cause polio in mice when injected into muscles DURHAM, N.C. — Virologists at Duke University Medical Center have discovered that, under the right conditions, a common cold virus closely related to poliovirus can cause polio in mice. The researchers injected a cold…