eWellness: Some facts about the polio vaccine


Dr KK Aggarwal    14 February 2018

  1. Polio vaccine should be given immediately after the neonate is born.
  2. Some people feel that one dosage of the polio vaccine is enough to prevent the attack from the virus, which is not true.
  3. Children should get full doses regimen of the oral polio drops.
  4. It is a virus that resides in the throat or the intestinal tract.
  5. A common myth associated with polio vaccine is that it causes impotency which is a ridiculous claim. The polio vaccine is the safest vaccine available in India

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