How did polio vaccine help people?

Answer It stopped people from getting polio a disease that can leave people with permanently crippled limbs and other aftereffects that even effect the health of their children.

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How many people did the polio vaccine kill?

There are no exact figures, but, as the most common serious side effect is due to a allergic reaction to the vaccine, and that reaction occurs less than 1 time per million doses administered, the n... Read More »

How many people were saved because of the polio vaccine?

Polio was one of the most dreaded childhood diseases of the 20th Century in the United States. There were usually about 13,000 to 20,000 cases of paralytic polio reported each year in the US before... 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