It’s not surprising that the public has reservations about the mass polio vaccination exercise. The fact is, there are a lot of misconceptions about the oral polio vaccine… people say it’s an injection, people say it causes impotency in later life and the focal one being that – It gives the children polio itself.
- OPV 0- taken at birth
- OPV 1- taken at 6 weeks
- OPV 2- taken at 10 weeks, an inactivated form of the virus is given as injection later at14 weeks.