poliovirus vaccine

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Noun1.poliovirus vaccine - vaccine prepared from poliovirus to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
OPV, oral poliovirus vaccine, Sabin vaccine, TOPV, trivalent live oral poliomyelitis vaccine - an oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
IPV, Salk vaccine - a poliovirus vaccine consisting of inactivated polio virus that is injected subcutaneously to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
vaccine, vaccinum - immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
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Whereas 106 mobile teams would administer polio vaccine at general busstand, wagon stand, railway station and toll plazas while 15 teams will perform duties at markets.
This product is a combination vaccine containing DPT vaccine of Kitasato Daiichi Sankyo Vaccine and inactivated polio vaccine (Salk vaccine) of Sanofi filled in prefilled syringes, which is the first tetravalent DTP-IPV combination vaccine in Japan that contains Salk inactivated polio vaccine.
A child receives the polio vaccine during a programme by the UAECein Pakistan
Under The UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE-PAP), total of 15,278,016 polio vaccine doses were given to Pakistani children aged under five years in March in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Sindh and the tribal provinces.
Dubai: With more than 80 per cent of schoolchildren having received their polio vaccine in the first phase, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is now easing into the second phase of the National Polio Campaign, which was advocated during a live Twitter clinic known as #smart clinic.
LAHORE -- Advisor on Health Khawaja Salman Rafiq has said that there is no truth in the news about nonavailability of polio vaccine and deceiving of people by polio workers through carrying empty cartons.
Dr Mana was responding to XPRESS queries on whether adults travelling to polio-endemic or high risk countries need the polio vaccine.
Vaccine-derived polio infections are in rare cases caused by one type of polio vaccine, which contains small amounts of weakened but live polio virus.
Mothers encouraged the children to take the two drops of polio vaccine by telling them it is 'assir' -- juice.
But in the February 6 edition, the show's presenter Yakubu Musa Fagge said local officials in Kano "have signed contract with the white men from the West, going door-to-door forcing on children (the) polio vaccine that has no basis.
A deep-seated suspicion of Western influence among the more extreme Islamists in northern Nigeria 6 Boko Haram included 6 has generated opposition to the life-saving polio vaccine.
Scientists in Europe have announced a new and more potent double-strain polio vaccine that is reportedly more effective than triple and single vaccines.