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Can the missed oral polio drops be given now?

hello doctor, I have missed the ninth month oral polio drops vaccination for my baby old. he has been given only ninety month measles vaccination. now that the opd has lapsed one month, will that be a problem for my son?when can I give my baby boy, the missed opd?
Wed, 16 Jul 2014
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi,
Thank you for asking question on health care magic.
You need not worry if you have missed the dose of OPV
You can give the missed dose at a latter date.
Polio has been eradicated from India already.
Hence you need not worry.
Hope this answer will serve your purpose
Please feel free to ask any more queries if required
Take care
Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam MD;DCH
Associate professor of pediatrics
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