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Polio Basics

The best way to prevent polio is for all children to be fully vaccinated on time. The inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) protects against polio.

  • Polio
    Fact sheet with general information about polio, including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment.
  • Polio Vaccine: What You Need to Know
    CDC Vaccine Information Statement (VIS); includes a description of the disease, who should get the vaccine and when, who should not be vaccinated, and potential side effects. Attention: Non-MDH link


Updated Friday, July 06, 2012 at 11:26AM