Risks of paralytic disease due to wild or vaccine-derived poliovirus after eradication.

  title={Risks of paralytic disease due to wild or vaccine-derived poliovirus after eradication.},
  author={Radboud J. Duintjer Tebbens and Mark A. Pallansch and Olen Kew and Victor M. C{\'a}ceres and Hamid Jafari and Stephen L. Cochi and Roland W. Sutter and Raymond Bruce Aylward and Kimberly M. Thompson},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  volume={26 6},
After the global eradication of wild polioviruses, the risk of paralytic poliomyelitis from polioviruses will still exist and require active management. Possible reintroductions of poliovirus that can spread rapidly in unprotected populations present challenges to policymakers. For example, at least one outbreak will likely occur due to circulation of a neurovirulent vaccine-derived poliovirus after discontinuation of oral poliovirus vaccine and also could possibly result from the escape of… CONTINUE READING


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