Polio (cont.)

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Where can one find more information about polio?

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/
downloads/polio.pdf

March of Dimes
http://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/
14332_1283.asp

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/
fs114/en/index.html

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease

REFERENCES:

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/ACIP-list.htm

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 11th Edition (the Pink Book). N.p.: Public Health Foundation, 2009.

"Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication-India, January 2007-May 2009." MMWR 58.26 July 10, 2009: 719-723.

Racaniello, Vincent. "One Hundred Years of Poliovirus Pathogenesis." Virology 344 (2006): 9-16.

"Updated Recommendations of the ACIP Regarding Routine Poliovirus Vaccination." MMWR 58.30 Aug. 7, 2009: 829-830.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/16/2014

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