How many times are polio drops given?
Oral polio vaccine (OPV) is used in other countries. CDC recommends that children get four doses of polio vaccine. They should get one dose at each of the following ages: 2 months old, 4 months old, 6 through 18 months old, and 4 through 6 years old.
Is polio drops mandatory every year?
Yes it required. Pulse polio drive is giving oral polio vaccine depending upon strain of poliomyelitis case detection. This is not regular vaccine.
How many times polio drops should be given to a child in a year?
Two polio drops are administered along with Routine Immunization at government health facilities and during NIDs/SNIDs for you and your child’s convenience.
What is the age limit for polio?
Polio mainly affects children under the age of five years, although adults can be also susceptible to the virus at a later stage of their life if the sero protection level is not high enough.
Where can I get a polio certificate?
So, simply visit your district council office, district hospital or federal control hospital like PIMS with your passport and get Polio certificate immediately. You just need to take 3 drops of Polio vaccination and doctor will issue you a Polio certificate free of cost with your passport number.
Can polio drops be given anytime?
Oral Polio drops given at birth, 6 and 9 months are advised under 1 year of age. additional dosages of oral Polio as a part national polio eradication should be given too.
Can adults get polio?
Today, despite a worldwide effort to wipe out polio, poliovirus continues to affect children and adults in parts of Asia and Africa.
How do I make an appointment for polio vaccine?
First, book an online appointment at https://icv.boq.ph/ 570.00PHP for Physical Examination online booking And please bring the receipt for proof of Payment. *All the required medical tests are available at the Medical and Physical Examination Section Building of DOH-BOQ.
What is the age for polio drops in India?
Oral polio drops being provided to all children less than five years of age in routine immunization programme.