Polio vaccination in Europe: the shift from OPV to IPV use

Publié le 1 Janvier 2004
Mis à jour le 5 juillet 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) National Health Service recently announced changes to the national childhood immunisation programme with a shift from the use of live oral polio vaccine (OPV) to inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) for routine infant and childhood vaccination. IPV has been shown to be a safe and effective vaccine, although more costly than OPV.

Auteur : Pebody R
Eurosurveillance, 2004, vol. 8, n°. 34