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A declaration signed by more than 600 scientists and experts commits India to fully fund the eradication of polio – Then so called scientists why are they ignoring the side effects of polio vaccines causing paralysis?


The declaration was signed by more than 3,000 scientists, physicians, and public health experts around the world to endorse the 2022-2026 strategy.

Dr. Naveen Thacker, co-lead of the declaration and President-Elect of the International Pediatric Association.

No place is safe until polio has been eradicated everywhere and more than 600 scientists and experts from the country signed the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s declaration that was released Tuesday at the World Health Summit in Berlin.

The declaration was signed by more than 3,000 scientists, physicians, and public health experts around the world to endorse the 2022-2026 strategy which aims to overcome hurdles, strengthen health systems in affected countries and deliver a polio-free world by 2026.

Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), a public-private partnership, has received confirmation of USD 2.54 billion in funding toward its 2022-2026 strategy to end polio during a pledging moment at the World Health Summit in Berlin, according to an official statement issued Tuesday.

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On 23 OCT 2019 Study: Oral polio vaccine causing paralysis in kids: Study Experts urge India to reevaluate its oral polio vaccination program, but health ministry officials argue it has far greater benefits than risks

India has been free from the wild poliovirus since 2011, but the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has never released data on vaccine-associated polio paralysis (VAPP), a rare adverse effect of OPV that causes infantile paralysis.

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On May 23, 2022, Serious side effects Shown

Along with its needed effects, the poliovirus vaccine, inactivated may cause some unwanted effects.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking the poliovirus vaccine, inactivated:

Symptoms of an allergic reaction

  • Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  • hives
  • itching, especially of the feet or hands
  • reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  • swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
  • unusual tiredness or weakness (sudden and severe)

More common

  • Fever over 102° F (39° C)

Other side effects

Some side effects of the poliovirus vaccine, inactivated may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your healthcare professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  • Irritability
  • loss of appetite
  • tiredness

Less common

  • Itching or skin rash
  • redness, soreness, hard lump, tenderness, or pain at the place of injection

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