The polio vaccine is very effective, with over 99 percent of recipients developing protective antibodies. The protection lasts for years and possibly for life.
- What is polio and what kind of health problems does polio cause?
- How is polio transmitted and how likely is our child to get polio?
- What kind of vaccine for polio exists and when is it usually given?
- How serious and how common are the side effects of the polio vaccine?
- What are the medical reasons to not give the polio vaccine?