Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV), Routine immunization, Social mobilization, Vaccination campaigns, Vaccines
The Two Polio Vaccines
Polio can’t be cured, but it can be prevented. Two important tools help to prevent polio – two safe, effective vaccines. Find out about the oral polio vaccine and the inactivated poliovirus vaccine and their roles in the polio eradication effort.
Watch more in the polio eradication animation series
Health workers take COVID-19 precautions to deliver polio drops
Vaccinators tackle winter conditions and challenging contexts during Afghanistan’s last polio campaign of the year.
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for September 2020
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for October 2020
After a pause in polio campaigns due to COVID-19, Chad and other African Region countries strive to boost immunity
Community mobilizers build trust with communities ahead of crucial vaccination campaigns.