Poliovirus: a selection of open-access research in the current literature

Polio has returned to the media spotlight recently after the discovery of the virus in London sewage. The following is a selection of free-to-access research interest in this year’s scientific literature on the subject of this small, single-stranded RNA virus.

Describing post-polio syndrome

Sáinz MP, Pelayo R, Laxe S, Castaño B, Capdevilla E, Portell E. Neurologia (Engl Ed). 2022; 37 (5): 346–54. doi: 10.1016/j.nrleng.2019.03.023

Patients presenting with sequelae of poliomyelitis may present new symptoms, known as post-polio syndrome (PPS). This study aims to identify the clinical and functional profile and epidemiological characteristics of patients presenting with PPS.

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