Role of genetic factors in polio eradication: new challenge for policy makers.

In 1988 the World Health Assembly passed resolution WHA 41.28, for global eradication of poliomyelitis by the year 2000 by providing immunization exclusively with oral polio vaccine (OPV). India happens to be the largest country in the world, where polio cases are occurring in large numbers. Despite increase in number of pulse polio immunization (PPI… CONTINUE READING