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City study on oral polio vaccine brings change in national policy  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Indian ExpressA study conducted in the city, involving 300 mothers and their babies, to assess the effects of bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) has helped in changing ...

Bivalent vaccine more effective against polio viruses  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Times of IndiaPUNE: When India will replace its monovalent oral polio vaccine with the world's first bivalent vaccine in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in January, ...

New oral vaccine to be introduced to check spread of polio in India  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Monsters and Critics.comNew Delhi - The Indian government will soon introduce a bivalent oral polio vaccine to check the persistent spread of the disease, federal Health Minister ...

New polio vaccine to be introduced in UP & Bihar  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Press Trust of IndiaBangalore, Nov 9 (PTI) A new bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) would be introduced in the core endemic areas of Western Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, ...

Centre to introduce bivalent oral polio vaccine  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
TheMedGuru..."The government will very soon introduce bivalent oral polio vaccine (BoPV) to attack the type 1 and type 3 viruses. It will help us to deal with the fresh ...

Rotary Club gets update on worldwide eradication of polio  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Jacksonville Daily RecordIn addition to visiting homes and slums, teams were also set up in streets to administer the oral polio vaccine to children who passed by in automobiles and ...

Side effects not always due to swine flu shot  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
The Associated PressIn Nigeria, fears that the oral polio vaccine causes HIV were unfounded but concern about the vaccine was not entirely unwarranted: it does cause polio in ...

Haj: Health requirements  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Arab NewsThey will be given another dose of oral polio vaccine upon arrival in the Kingdom. • Pilgrims of all ages arriving from Poliomyelitis-endemic countries ...

New Immunisation Schedule And New Vaccine Use Expanded  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
BernamaDr Ismail explained that the IPV was used to replace the oral polio vaccine (OPV) since February 2008 after the World Health Organisation (WHO) called for ...

NIH declares H1N1 vaccine safe: Now the ROTS( Rest Of The Story)  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Examiner.comIn Nigeria, fears that the oral polio vaccine causes HIV were unfounded but concern about the vaccine was not entirely unwarranted: it does cause polio in ...

Kids visiting PIMS to be given anti-polio drops  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
The News InternationalA few drops of oral polio vaccine can prevent polio. A minimum of four doses are needed; extra doses are necessary in tropical, developing countries like ...

100 cases this year, eradicating polio remains big challenge in Bihar  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Sify...of the 98 cases of poliomyelitis detected in Bihar till Oct 30 this year, 93 children had been administered seven doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV). ...

Guest column: Help Rotary conquer polio  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Delaware County Daily TimesSince the launch of Rotary's PolioPlus global initiative in 1988, 200 billion children have received the oral polio vaccine, and at least 5 million people, ...

Hooked on Rotary  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Rotary InternationalThrough these efforts, he has had the opportunity to meet Mother Teresa, oral polio vaccine inventor Albert Sabin, and Bill Gates. ...

Vets: Hammond made typing pay off  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
San Marcos Daily RecordFrom 1960 to 1963, he worked with other teachers on the National Oral Polio Vaccine Program. From his work with Eli Lily and Pfizer, he knows the H1N1 ...

Olmsted on Autism: Michael Specter Plagiarizes Paul Offit, Massacres Facts in ...  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Age of Autism (blog)...after receipt of measles-containing vaccine or paralysis after receipt of oral polio vaccine — children and their families were compensated quickly, ...

Seen anything like this flu, or the coverage thereof?  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Chicago Daily HeraldBut I'm old enough to remember when the Sabin oral polio vaccine came out in the early '60s. Back then the original Salk vaccination was a dramatic success, ...

PAKISTAN: Polio Vaccination: One Hurdle Down, One More to Go  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Inter Press Service...when they were decimated in full-scale military operations, had argued that the oral polio vaccine (OPV) rendered its recipients impotent and sterile. ...

Polio virus goes wild in Bihar, 98 kids affected  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Gaea TimesExperts are now questioning the maintenance of cold chain required fro maintaining the efficacy of the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV). ...

India laggard in measles fight  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Calcutta TelegraphThe other states may need to introduce the second dose through mass immunisation campaigns of the type used to deliver the oral polio vaccine, John said. ...

Govt plans supplementary injectable IPV dose to contain polio cases in Western UP  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
pharmabiz.com...by a supplemental dose of combination IPV administered intradermally or intramuscularly versus a dose of monovalent type 1 oral polio vaccine (mOPV1). ...

Pulse Polio Campaign from Nov 8  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
PunjabNewsline.comThe PPI aims at eliminating the environmental wild virus (disease causing virus) through simultaneous administration of oral polio vaccine to the ...

Polio vaccination effort reaches children in Pakistan  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReliefWeb (press release)Another problem is that frequent bouts of diarrhoea can affect the absorption of the oral polio vaccine. In areas where there is poor water, ...

Will Flu Epidemic Slow the Hajj?  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Beliefnet.comIn September, the Saudis announced they will require an oral polio vaccine on arrival to guard against viruses carried by pilgrims from Afghanistan, ...

Nigeria: Incentives Are Enhancing Immunisation Activities in Bauchi State  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
AllAfrica.comThe 25-year old mother had just refused to let vaccinators immunise her children with the oral polio vaccine (OPV). In Hausa, she vehemently declared that ...

Polio yang Ironis  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Harian AnalisaKarena cara memberikannya adalah melalui mulut, vaksin ini dikenal sebagai Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV). Pada beberapa dekade tera-khir, penggunaan OPV ...

Masyarakat Diminta Berperan Aktif dalam Pemberantasan Polio  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Radar SultengSebagaimana diketahui, hingga saat ini hanya ada satu vaksin yang aman untuk menangkal polio yakni vaksin polio tetas (oral polio vaccine/OPV). ...

Year ender: State takes firm steps to fulfill millennium of health ...  -  28 Dec 2008
Times of India,..."There are scientific questions raised about oral polio vaccine. But that has nothing to with the rumours that went around," says Indian Journal of Medical

Govt hints at going beyond oral vaccine  -  Dec 26, 2008
Express Buzz,Though the government has been relying on oral polio vaccine (OPV) to combat polio, several recent studies by different agencies have raised a concern over

Local research institutes discover `promising` malaria vaccine  -  Dec 10, 2008
IPPmedia,...tetanus, and Haemophilus influenza type B (DTP/Hib) and oral polio vaccine; or a hepatitis B vaccine with DTP/Hib and oral polio vaccine,`` he said.

Polio still prevalent in Bihar  -  Dec 23, 2008
Merinews,Programme on Immunisation (EPI) and the coverage achieved by 1984 was around 40 per cent of all infants with 3 doses of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).

Sri Lanka advises pilgrims to India to take polio vaccine  -  Dec 16, 2008
Hindu,The spokesman also said that it was 'mandatory' that all pilgrims, irrespective of their age, get the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) two weeks before they leave

Scuttling vaccination, this politics poses a health hazard  -  Dec 23, 2008
Times of India,The pulse polio programme was introduced in 1994 to eradicate poliomyelitis by giving two drops of oral polio vaccine to children below 5 years.

70 lakh children administered Polio drops in TN  -  Dec 21, 2008
Sakaal Times,The only way to overcome the problem was to prevent the disease by administering oral polio vaccine during routine immunization and pulse Polio campaign

‘Why Nigeria has failed to reduce increasing cases of measles, polio’  -  Dec 24, 2008
Nigerian Tribune,...changed from the original strain contained in the oral polio vaccine is an indication that far too many children remain unvaccinated or under-immunised.

Pulse polio immunisation on Dec 21  -  Dec 17, 2008
Times of India,CHENNAI: Five lakh children in the city will be administered the oral polio vaccine on December 21, marking the first round of the annual intensive pulse

Special Article  -  Dec 8, 2008
The Statesman,This hidden agenda is also revealed in the case of oral polio vaccine (OPV). During 1967-77, OPV was indigenously produced at the Pasteur Institute of India

News in Northeastern Wisconsin  -  Dec 25, 2008
Green Bay Press Gazette,The Rotary group worked with teams of volunteers to administer the drops of oral polio vaccine to every child younger than 5.

Non-commitment to routine immunisation  -  Dec 9, 2008
The Punch,During the campaign, apart from the measles vaccine, the WHO officer stated that oral polio vaccine and vitamin A would be administered on children.

Doctor started, led UM's health center  -  Dec 25, 2008
Bradenton Herald,...the World Health Organization, did pre-revolutionary medical work in Havana and flew to the Soviet Union to share results of oral polio vaccine trials.

Oyo co-opts more students into HIV/AIDS campaign  -  Dec 17, 2008
Nigerian Tribune,...was so called because in addition to providing the measles vaccine, it also involves the addition of oral polio vaccine and vitamin A supplement.

Swiss Rotarians stage National Polio Day  -  Dec 8, 2008
Rotary International,...campaigns to sell small packets of 10 sunflower seeds for 75 rappen (about 64 cents), roughly the cost of a single dose of oral polio vaccine.

Andhra government steadfast to drive out polio  -  Dec 22, 2008
Little About,It were the children under the 0-5 years age group, including new born kids, who were given oral polio vaccine at 3200 polio booths in the twin cities.

Pulse Polio from Dec 21  -  Dec 12, 2008
Express Buzz,Under the programme, about 6.75 lakh infants up to the age of 5 years, including newborns, will be administered oral polio vaccine at 3200 booths.

Heavy fighting kills 145 in Sr  -  Dec 16, 2008
The Post,The spokesman also said that it was 'mandatory' that all pilgrims, irrespective of their age, get the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) two weeks before they leave

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