Do I need a polio vaccine for Uganda?

Answer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that adult travelers to Uganda receive a booster dose of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV). Children worldwide, regardless of travel, s... Read More »

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Do adults need a vaccine for polio?

Usually not, but each clinician who is licensed to give injections is trained to determine what equipment is needed for each patient, and how and where the injection will be given based upon the sp... Read More »

Can you catch polio from a polio vaccine?

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 »

Polio vaccine are they dead or live vaccine?

The intramuscular vaccine for poliomyelitis is inactived meaning it is not live the oral vaccine, now no longer used, was live. Go to the website to learn more about vaccines

What type of vaccine is polio vaccine?

It is a oral vaccine . The previous name was polio vaccine licensed in 1955 and was used extensively from that time until the early 1960s. In 1961, the oral vaccine was licensed.