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Inactivated polio vaccine

Inactivated polio vaccine

(Science: pharmacology, virology) An inactivated vaccination, administered by injection to children for protection against the polio virus. Typically given at 2, 4 and 15 months. A final vaccine is recommended at 4-6 years.

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Polio Vaccines?

I am writing an essay on the two polio vaccines OPV and IPV, Oral Polio Vaccine and Inactivated Polio Vaccine respectively. As part of my essay I need ...

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by sam2400
Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:03 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Polio Vaccines?
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The objective in making a vaccine is to change the agent so it cannot cause disease ... injury. Viral vaccines like Jonas Salk's Polio vaccines were made by producing large amounts ... reasons officials are reconsidering use of the inactivated Salk polio vaccine. There also are candidate ...

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by kiekyon
Sat Apr 08, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: vaccine
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