Oral poliovirus vaccine
(OPV) campaigns were intensified during August 2016-December 2017; since October 2016, no WPV has been detected (2).
The statement said that these countries should 'ensure that all residents and long-term visitors (four weeks) of all ages receive a dose of bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine
(bOPV) or inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) between four weeks and 12 months prior to international travel'.
Success, in large part, has hinged on the use of trivalent, live attenuated oral poliovirus vaccine
(tOPV) throughout much of the world.
Investigations of clinical isolations of oral poliovirus vaccine
strains between 2000 and 2005 in Southern Taiwan.
There are two types of vaccines that can prevent polio: inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) and oral poliovirus vaccine
(OPV)," said HMC's Senior Consultant in Pediatrics Dr Magda Ahmed Youssef.
Shedding of vaccine viruses with increased antigenic and genetic divergence after vaccination of newborns with monovalent type 1 oral poliovirus vaccine
. J Virol.
During 2013, estimated national routine vaccination coverage of infants with 3 doses of oral poliovirus vaccine
(OPV3) was 71% in Afghanistan and 72% in Pakistan.
Lead author Dr Jacob John from Christian Medical College, India said that adding a supplementary IPV dose to children already vaccinated with oral poliovirus vaccine
(OPV) may hasten polio eradication by boosting herd immunity in endemic regions, acted as a booster to prevent international spread by travellers, and minimise the risk of polio outbreaks due to imported wildtype or vaccine-derived polioviruses.
Cost-effectiveness analysis of changing from live oral poliovirus vaccine
to inactivated poliovirus vaccine in Australia.
After the certification of the eradication of WPV2, a global switch from trivalent oral poliovirus vaccine
(tOPV, containing vaccine virus types 1, 2, and 3) to bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine
(bOPV, containing types 1 and 3) was completed in April 2016.
Two types of vaccine protect against polio: oral poliovirus vaccine
(OPV) and inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV).