Alarm of Circulating Wild Poliovirus and Of Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus in Middle East Countries as a Potential Risk for Re-Emerging of Polio in Iran

Poliomyelitis is a highly infectious viral disease which is mainly transmitted via contaminated food and drinking water by human feces, especially in situations of poor hygiene and sanitation (1). This disease is caused by 3 types of wild poliovirus (WPV) (types 1, 2 and 3), and immunity against one...

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Main Authors: Ensiyeh Jenabi, Fatemeh Shirani, Salman Khazaei
Format: Article
Published: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences 2019-03-01
Series:International Journal of Pediatrics
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