Inactivated poliovirus vaccine and the final stages of poliovirus eradication.


The use of the inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) will increase before and probably also after the global eradication of the wild type poliovirus. Before eradication, the switch from the use of oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) to IPV has been due to the better safety record of IPV. Introduction of IPV in the regular immunisation schedules is made easier by… (More)


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