Moreover, attempts to develop safer and more efficient poliovirus vaccines
and polio antiviral drugs are warranted.
Global Switch from Trivalent to Bivalent Oral Poliovirus Vaccines
Immunization in India with trivalent and monovalent oral poliovirus vaccines
of enhanced potency.
Pediarix, which combines diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B and inactivated poliovirus vaccines
, is given at two, four, and six months of age.
Videotape increases parent knowledge about poliovirus vaccines
and choices of polio vaccination schedules.
Concomitant administration of live attenuated oral rotavirus vaccine (RIX4414) with poliovirus vaccines
in African infants.
The substitution of bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine
(types 1 and 3) for monovalent oral poliovirus vaccines
and trivalent oral poliovirus vaccine
(types 1, 2, and 3) in supplementary immunization activities in late 2009 led to the rapid collapse ofWPV3 transmission in India the following year, and to the steady decline of WPV3 detection elsewhere (4,5).
WHO Collaborative Study Group on Oral and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccines
concomitantly with measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine and poliovirus vaccines
," wrote Dr.
Potential interventions to improve the effectiveness of poliovirus vaccines
under investigation include the use of inactivated poliovirus vaccine
as a supplement to OPV, high-titer mOPV1, and zinc supplementation (9).
Previous studies have demonstrated comparable safety and immunogenicity of both the pentavalent vaccine containing diphtheria and tetanus toxoids, acellular pertussis, hepatitis B, and inactivated poliovirus vaccines
(DTaP-HepB-IPV) and the separate administration of the component vaccines when the H.
In Illinois during the early 1970s, weak links in maintenance of refrigeration facilities and use of outdated vaccines in vials exposed to the sun for long hours were reported for live poliovirus vaccines