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Is Oral Polio Vaccine Safe For A Baby Having High Fever?

Hi my baby 14month boy suffering from 102/103 fever and cold from last 3 days Dr. Given medicines ..yesterday 12pm given polio drops by government staff I told about my baby s illness but OK to give polio drops. ..but m worried please Dr. Help me
Mon, 24 Jul 2017
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Hi, giving any vaccine during fever is usually avoided as it may decrease the effectiveness of the vaccine. but it will surely not cause any harm. so dont worry
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Is Oral Polio Vaccine Safe For A Baby Having High Fever?

Hi, giving any vaccine during fever is usually avoided as it may decrease the effectiveness of the vaccine. but it will surely not cause any harm. so dont worry