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Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis in Immunodeficient Children, Iran, 1995–2008


This podcast describes paralytic poliomyelitis infections acquired by immune-deficient Iranian children following their exposure to live-virus polio vaccine. Olen Kew, Associate Director for Global Laboratory Science at CDC, discusses implications of the use of live-virus vaccines in global polio eradication efforts. Created: 7/6/2010 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. Date Released: 7/6/2010. Series Name: Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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