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NNA - Information Minister, Ramzi Jreij, hoped that a comprehensive vaccination, similar to that against child paralysis, be given "to the nation to avert a local paralysis entailing all institutions, starting from the presidency to the Parliament and ministerial council, and to save what remained of the constitutional life from further suspension.
Neurologists, ophthalmologists and other researchers have discovered over the past 15 years that minute doses of Type A toxin produce a temporary, local paralysis that can provide relief to people affected by certain disorders in which excessive muscle contracting activity causes involuntary twisting, twitching and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
A purified protein derived from bacteria, BoNT acts as a "neuromodulator"it interferes with communication between nerves and muscles, causing local paralysis in the areas where it's injected.

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