Poliovirus vaccine options.


As a result of the success of immunization, indigenous wild poliomyelitis has disappeared from the United States. Of 142 confirmed cases of paralytic poliomyelitis reported in the United States from 1980 to 1996, 134 were classified as vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP). Persons with VAPP have a disabling illness, and this has caught the… (More)


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@article{Zimmerman1999PoliovirusVO, title={Poliovirus vaccine options.}, author={Richard Kent Zimmerman and Stephen Spann}, journal={American family physician}, year={1999}, volume={59 1}, pages={113-8, 125-6} }