poliovirus


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the virus causing poliomyelitis

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Samples collected in February were negative for poliovirus,' a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner Talat Mehmood Gondal was informed here on Friday.
The environment samples to detect poliovirus in the sewerage of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad for the month of February was negative, relaxing the health authority, it was informed.
According to the officials, around 16,002 teams including 13,953 mobile, 1,079 fixed, 735 transit and 235 roaming teams will be vaccinating children against the poliovirus.
He said that incumbent government was cooperating with the health as well as other international agencies to save the lives of our children from the poliovirus at any cost whatsoever.
In spite of a very low number of paralytic cases, the poliovirus is still being found in many parts of the country in the environment, the report noted.
Based on United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, national vaccination coverage among infants with 3 doses of oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV [OPV3]) delivered through the routine immunization program was 72% in 2016, unchanged from 2014 and 2015 estimates (5).
Recognizing the risk that iVDPV poses to global poliovirus eradication, the World Health Organization (WHO) maintains a registry of known iVDPV cases and promotes global surveillance of iVDPVs (15).
Even better, a global commission announced that wild poliovirus type 2 had been eradicated from the world.
As large amounts of live poliovirus are needed to make current vaccines, VLP-based vaccines could provide a safer alternative for vaccine production after polio eradication.
Current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations specify four doses of trivalent inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) at ages 2 months, 4 months, 6-18 months, and 4-6 years.
In conjunction, the Quadracel vaccine provides these two vaccines, DTaP vaccine and the inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine, in a single shot, revealed the company.
UNITED NATIONS, Rabi'II 2, 1437, Jan 12, 2016, SPA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Tuesday that Southeast Asia has completed five years without any case of wild poliovirus.
Two such countries had made exceptional success, Czechoslovakia as well as Cuba, having eradicated the Poliovirus from their soil in 1960 and 1962, respectively1,2.
The introduction of the IPV, also known as Salk vaccine', will help in lessening the risks related to removal of the type 2 components of OPV, such as the reintroduction of wild type 2 poliovirus or the emergence of vaccine-derived poliovirus.
The Saudi Arabia National Poliovirus Laboratory is a WHO-accredited laboratory of the Eastern Mediterranean Region's poliovirus laboratories network.