poliovirus vaccine

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po·li·o·vi·rus vac·cine

(pō'lē-ō-vī'rŭs vak-sēn')
1. Inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), an aqueous suspension of inactivated strains of poliomyelitis virus (types 1, 2, and 3) used by injection.
2. Oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), an aqueous suspension of live, attenuated strains of poliomyelitis virus (types 1, 2, and 3) given orally for active immunization against poliomyelitis.
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Children will be given oral polio vaccines for free.
This year in May, government has made a request to Facebook administration for launching an action against people running campaign against polio vaccine.
On Monday, rumours were circulated on social media that a one-year-old girl had died in Swabi due to the polio vaccine.
Mahmood Khan said that the daughter of the Information Minister was dropped for rejecting negative propaganda against the polio vaccine.
About the second child from Jhelum, Salman added that the child also received complete oral polio vaccine dozes in polio campaigns and during routine immunization.
The Deputy Commissioner said that polio vaccine was at par with international health standard which had been successfully used in Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia, Iran and Turkey to eradicate polio virus.
Every dose of polio vaccine comprises of two drops.
Abdullah Khalifa Alghfeli, Director of UAE-PAP, announced the detailed results of the UAE vaccination campaign over the past years, pointing out that from 2014 till April 2019, the campaign provided 407 million 440 thousand and 930 doses of polio vaccine to more than 71 million Pakistani children under the age of five.
'As part of ongoing crackdown on malicious anti polio vaccine content on social media, 209 links have been removed from Facebook on request of the government of Pakistan,' Babar Atta said in a statement.
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtukhwa Assembly Speaker Mushtaq Ghani Monday demanded inquiry report into the alleged polio vaccine reaction incident should be presented in the House so that it could be ascertained on which grounds the two MPAs were held responsible.
While the school administration and the affected parents blame the polio vaccine for the students' ill-health, officials associated with K-P's Emergency Operations Centre and other health departments rejected the accusation.
The ministry in its statement stated that after some sections of media reported about bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine supplied by a particular company being found "not of standard quality", rumors are being spread that there is some sort of virus in the polio drops.