1946-47 Iceland outbreak

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"Mixed epidemics of poliomyelitis and a disease resembling poliomyelitis with the character of the Akureyri Disease."[1]

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Comparison with 1948-49 Akureyri outbreak[edit | edit source]

Sigurdsson et al. 1950 that this 1946-1947 outbreak of poliomyelitis may have had the same cause as the 1948-1949 Akureyri outbreak, but are uncertain.[2][3]:235-236

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  1. Sigurjonsson, J (January 1, 1959). "Poliomyelitis & Akureyri disease" [Poliomyelitis & Akureyri disease; differentiation of poliomyelitis from poliomyelitis-like disease with characteristics of Akuteyri disease.]. Nordisk Medicin (in dansk). 61 (5): 174–177. PMID 13623058.
  2. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=
  3. Sigurdsson, Björn; Sigurjonsson, Júlíus; Sigurdsson, Jón HG; Thorkelsson, Jóhann; Gudmundsson, Kjartan R (1950). "A Disease Epidemic in Iceland Simulating Poliomyelitis". Am. J. Hyg. 52: 222–238. PMID 14771044.