poliovirus vaccine

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poliovirus vaccine

[¦pō·lē·ō′vī·rəs vak′sēn]
(immunology)
A vaccine prepared from one or all three types of polioviruses in a live or attenuated state.
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She added that all other schools were told to notify parents to take their children to the nearest health centre to obtain the polio vaccine.
While adults in the three high risk groups who have never been vaccinated against polio should get three doses of the vaccine shot (IPV) (first at any time, second one or two months later and third six or 12 months after), those who have had one or two doses of polio vaccine in the past should get the remaining one or two doses.
Datti Ahmed, head of the Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria who was briefly designated a mediator between the government and Boko Haram militants last year, said in 2003 that the polio vaccines were "corrupted and tainted by evil-doers from America and their Western allies," according to the (http://news.
But in the case of the polio vaccine, it was also used in the later stages.
Professor Donaldson said: "I am advised that the risk of a person contracting CJD from this oral polio vaccine is incalculably small.
Two kinds of polio vaccine are currently in use: oral polio vaccine (OPV) and inactivated polio vaccine (IPV).
Researchers also fear the virus may have been passed to the children of those given contaminated polio vaccine, although the Department of Health says there is no evidence of this.
The accepted schedule for oral polio vaccine, for example, is one dose the first two months of life.
Fifty years ago, Jonas Salk introduced the world's first polio vaccine.
FAISALABAD -- A target has been fixed to administer the polio vaccine drops to about 1.
A total of 13,826,386 polio vaccine doses were given to Pakistani children aged under five years in January in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Sindh and the tribal provinces.
This was stated by him while taking polio vaccine drops before his departure abroad.