Epidemiological evaluation of oral polio vaccine efficacy in Cairo.


A case-control study was conducted between November 1992 and May, 1993 to assess the effectiveness of routine oral polio vaccine (OPV) immunization against paralytic poliomyelitis among children aged 1-5 years in Cairo city. Cases of paralytic poliomyelitis at Imbaba Institute of poliomyelitis and Ain-Shams Pediatric Hospital fulfilling the study criteria… (More)


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@article{Kotb1993EpidemiologicalEO, title={Epidemiological evaluation of oral polio vaccine efficacy in Cairo.}, author={Mohammed Mostafa Kotb and Ahmed E. I. Shouman and Ahmed K. Mortagy}, journal={The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association}, year={1993}, volume={68 5-6}, pages={617-25} }