The best way to prevent polio is for all children to be fully vaccinated on time. The inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) protects against polio.
Fact sheet with general information about polio, including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment.
- Polio Disease Questions and Answers
Basic information about polio from the CDC.
- Polio Vaccine: What You Need to Know
CDC Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) posted by the Immunization Action Coalition; includes a description of the disease, who should get the vaccine and when, who should not be vaccinated, and potential side effects.