Can you catch polio from a polio vaccine?

Answer There are two polio vaccines available. The polio shot, inactivated polio vaccine or IPV, will not cause polio. The live, oral polio vaccine, or OPV, results in 1 in 2.4 million contracting the dis... Read More »

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Is there a vaccine for polio?

The polio vaccine was discovered in the early 1950s by Dr. Jonas Salk. The vaccine contains inactive polio virus that cause the body to manufacture antibodies, which protect against the virus.Sourc... Read More »

Is there a vaccine available for polio?

A vaccine for polio has been available since the 1950s. The vaccine was invented by Jonas Salk, who reasoned that it would be possible to introduce a weak form of the polio virus to the human body,... Read More »

What is the polio vaccine used for?

What was the polio vaccine used for?