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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He said that Punjab Health Department has polio vaccine in abundance.
The introduction of inactivated polio vaccines will allow us to improve the protection of Filipino children against polio and maintain our polio-free status in the country, Secretary of Health Enrique T.
Oral polio vaccines continue to be widely used in developing countries, where polio is more common and health officials believe the ease and safety of administering oral vaccines outweigh any risks.
Under current guidelines children must have four oral doses of a weakened live version of the polio vaccine by the time they turn 2.
These funds are providing much needed polio vaccine, operational support, medical personnel, laboratory equipment and educational materials for health workers and parents.
Polio vaccine, given multiple times, almost always protects a child for life.
that scientists making polio vaccine used in the Belgian Congo in the 1950s may have cultured viruses for the vaccine in chimpanzee cells.
Mohammad Asif Shahzad informed that all necessary arrangements are finalized to implement the campaign and total 3211 polio teams would remain active during the campaign for administering the polio vaccine to children.
63 million will support the procurement of over 28 million doses of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV); sufficient to vaccinate 25 million children under the age of five in the high risk districts across Pakistan enabling the Expanded Programme on Immunization to quickly close the immunity gaps.
LAHORE -- A spokesman of Health Department Punjab has said that it is not appropriate to link the death of a minor girl with polio vaccine in district Pakpattan.
At the heart of the controversy is the oral polio vaccine, which has been the preferred method of immunization since it was first developed by Albert B.
DPT has been combined with a hepatitis B vaccine, an injectable polio vaccine, and a vaccine for Haemophilus influenzae type B, which causes meningitis, says Francis E.