Polio Vaccine Date 2024

Polio Day March 3, 2024: Know about Polio drops Vaccine Dates, History And Benefits.

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Polio Day: In the year 1950, The first Polio Vaccine was discovered by US Physician Jonas Salk. He experimented the vaccine on himself and his family in the year 1953.In the year 1955 The government of India established a campaign called Pulse Polio Immunization campaign to eliminate Poliomyelitis (Polio) in India by vaccinating all the children under the age of five years against Polio virus. India Completes 12 polio free years on January 13, 2023.

Polio Vaccine Date 2024
Polio Vaccine Date 2024

When is the Polio Vaccine Date 2024 or Polio Day?

Polio Campaign will be on March 3 to 5, 2024.

What is Polio Virus?

Polio or Poliomyelitis is a disabling or life threatening disease caused by poliovirus. The disease spread from person to person and infect spinal cord causing paralysis.

Three Types Of Polio Virus:

There are 3 variations in Polio virus, that is Wild Polio virus type 1, 2 and 3. (WPV1, WPV2, WPV3) Type1 Poliovirus exists in most parts of the world and is given to children.

What Is the age limit for polio vaccine:

The parents are requested to get their children less than five years of age protected to oral polio vaccine drops to the nearest polio booth.

Some symptoms of Polio virus.

1. Fever

2. Sore throat

3. Headache

4. Muscle Weakness

5. Stomach Pain

According to Dr.Khanna Following are the 5 Benefits of Polio Vaccine:

1. Immunization is the most effective way to prevent the spread of polio virus.

2. Polio Immunization play a vital role in eradicating this diseases globally

3. By taking the initiative action that your child is getting the proper dose of poliovirus you are investing in their long-term health and well being.

 As this vaccine is free of cost everyone should take use of this vaccine. we hope you got some good information by this blog.

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