Search

ArabicCatalanChinese (Simplified)EnglishFrenchGermanHebrewHindiItalianJapaneseKoreanPortugueseRussianSpanishYiddish
Showing posts with label Polio vaccine. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Polio vaccine. Show all posts

12 March, 2016

Changing oral vaccine to inactivated polio vaccine might increase mortality

None - This image is in the public domain and ...None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
We, the undersigned, write as physicians and scientists committed to optimising the beneficial effects of vaccines to reduce infant mortality worldwide. In settings with high childhood mortality, live vaccines such as oral polio vaccine (OPV), BCG vaccine, and measles vaccine might have heterologous (non-specific) effects that reduce mortality from diseases other than poliomyelitis, tuberculosis, and measles, respectively, whereas inactivated vaccines might increase all-cause mortality.1 The importance of these effects is controversial.
See full Article here.

LinkWithin

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...