Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). One type uses
inactivated ... Interruption of person-to-person transmission of the virus by
vaccination is important in the ... Ove...
Most people should get polio vaccine when they are children. ... who could have
polio or have close contact with a person who could be infected with poliovirus.
Oct 3, 2014 ... Children should be vaccinated with 4 doses of inactivated polio ... or have close
contact with a person who could be infected with poliovirus.
Feb 3, 2016 ... It is most often spread through person-to-person contact with the stool of an ...
Most people should get polio vaccine when they are children.
It would only take one person infected with polio virus coming from another
country to bring the disease back here if ... Who should get polio vaccine and
All children and adults should be immunised against polio. See your practice
nurse if you think that you are not fully immunised. Polio (poliomyelitis)...
OPV has been the vaccine of choice for controlling poliomyelitis in many
countries, ... it should be given from 14 weeks of age (when maternal antibodies
The oral polio vaccine (OPV) was developed in 1961 by Albert Sabin. ... with OPV
can rapidly stop person-to-person transmission of wild poliovirus. ... When this
vaccine is used however, there is competition among the three viruses to cause ...
Initial symptoms, when they occur, are similar to those of other viral infections and
... All children should receive four doses of inactivated polio vaccine at ages 2 ...
If polio vaccination were stopped in the United States, there would be millions of
... This means that the virus is spread directly from the stool of an infected person
... Should OPV be given even when a child is mildly ill with watery diarrhea?