Factsheet: What Everyone Should Know About Polio Vaccination

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Factsheet: What Everyone Should Know About Polio Vaccination

Date posted: September 21, 2022
Last reviewed: September 21, 2022

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Factsheet provides an overview of polio vaccination, including who should get the polio vaccine, the different types of vaccines, side effects, and the effectiveness of polio vaccination. While polio vaccination is recommended in early childhood, the factsheet provides information for adults that did not receive all recommended doses during childhood. The factsheet also discusses the recent case of polio in Rockland County, New York in July 2022. The factsheet is available here: Polio Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know | CDC

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