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How to get polio vaccination done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-May-2014
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User:Hi Doctor
User:My daughter who is 1 year old didn't get polio drops this year.
Doctor:Ok
User:is there any way v get polio vaccination done. my doc says the vaccine which is available in market is not as good as the ones given by govt. during jan/feb every year
User:now that v missed the vaccination which govt. generally provides during jan/feb, is it ok if v she doesn't hav polio drops this year
Doctor:I do not agree with your doctor's feed back. However you need not be worried.
Doctor:Generally polio vaccination is given 3 doses during the first year as part of immunization schedule.
Doctor:Therefore you need not be worried.
User:she gots all the 3 doses in the first year, but missed the ones given by govt. during the second year
User:ok. thank u.
Doctor:You can be part of pulse polio programme next year.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:thank u.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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