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  1. Title:Polio in Ancient Times
    Content:Polio dates as far back as the beginnings of mankind. Specifically, the ancient Egyptians appeared to have depicted the disease in carvings and paintings. The paintings revealed individuals debilitated with withered limbs and using canes to aid themselves in mobilization (2).
  2. Title:A Treatise on the Diseases of Children
    Content:In 1789, English physician Michael Underwood first described polio as a debility in the lower extremities of children in his book A Treatise on the Diseases of Children (2).
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