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OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine)

OPV is a very safe vaccine and the child rarely has any reactions following a dose. However, there is a 1 in 8.7 million risk of paralysis and a negligible risk that a susceptible member of the household might contract polio from an immunized child.

What is OPV and what are its side effects

Usually four doses of this polio vaccine are administered to the child: at two, three and four months and then again between three and five years. It is a very safe vaccine and the child rarely has any reactions following a dose. However, there is a 1 in 8.7 million risk of paralysis and a negligible risk that a susceptible member of the household might contract polio from an immunized child.
 

When should OPV not be given

Doctors should refrain from giving the live oral polio vaccine to children who have cancer, whose immune systems are weakened because they are ill or under medication. It is also not advisable for babies who live in a household where there is a person whose immune system is deficient. In such cases, it is advisable to administer an injectable, inactivated vaccine. 

 

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Erwin Alber.5 years ago
In developed countries, the oral polio vaccine (OPV) has been the sole cause of polio over the past 40 years, which is why it was abolished a few years ago and replaced with the injectable polio vaccine (IPV), yet the OPV which is deemed unsafe in developed countries continues to be sued in developing countries and other parts of the world where it is has been CAUSING outbreaks of polio, e.g. in China, India and Nigeria, among other countries, thereby keeping the disease going. The answer to it is supposedly to keep vaccinating to protect everyone against the vaccine-induced polio!

Check out the free video 'Mercury, Autism and the Global Vaccine Agenda' by Dr Ayoub on the internet:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6890106663412840646 http://www.whale.to/vaccine/ayoub_v.html
Also: 'Uganda Polio vaccine deaths'
http://www.scribd.com/doc/62249010/Polio-Vaccine-Genocide-in-Uganda

For further information, visit the 'Vaccination Information Network' (VINE) on Facebook.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vaccination-Information-Network-VINE/69667273997?ref=ts
 
 
 
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Erwin Alber.5 years ago
I have yet to see any evidence which shows that vaccinations are of any benefit to anyone except the people who profit from this ugly and brutal money-making racket.

Vaccines are neither safe nor effective and are completely unnecessary for a child's health and development.

The DPT vaccine and the genetically engineered hepatitis B and HPV vaccines are probably the worst vaccines of the lot, but all vaccines are highly toxic and only cause harm, such as ear infections, allergies, asthma, eczema, diabetes, neurological disorders including ADHD,autism and other developmental problems, cancer and many other disorders, as well as death.

http://www.ageofautism .com/2009/02/m anaging-editor s-note-below-i s-the-story-of -iam-gromowski -a-boy-who-liv ed-47-days-aft er-his-hepatit is-b-vaccinati on-thank.html

Parents who want healthy children should therefore keep them vaccine-free. "Vaccines contain substances which are so noxious that they should not ever be injected into a human body." Dr Viera Scheibner PhD, Australia

"Belief in immunization is a form of delusional insanity."
Dr Herbert Shelton, USA

For further information, visit the 'Vaccination Information Network' (VINE) on Facebook.
 
 
 
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Ranjit.7 years ago
i think every parent should keep the polio vaacine date in mind. its really important for the child. as its rightly said that precaution is better than cure.
 
 
 
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Hannah.7 years ago
"there is a...risk of
paralysis and a
negligible risk that a
susceptible member of the
household might contract
polio from an
immunized child."

this is true because the opv
contains a live virus. the opv
is not longer used in the united
states because it is
considered too dangerous.

why can't india use the safer,
killed virus vaccine, the one
now used in the usa?
 
 
 
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Dangskie.7 years ago
every household member should responcible eough on this matter so that sooner or later that this diseases will come they are already prepared and ready to cure for it......furthermore, every individual also must have faith if they have already this kind of diseases that they will be healed by our almight god...i short direct healing, because in him othing is impossible....
 
 
 
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pinky.7 years ago
in india is any hospital use ipv vacine
 
 
 
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