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Researchers develop plant-based Polio booster vaccine.


The WHO recommends complete withdrawal of the oral polio vaccine (OPV) by April 2016 globally and replacing with at least one dose of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV). However, high-cost, limited supply of IPV, persistent circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus transmission and need for subsequent boosters remain unresolved.  Now, a study from researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania develops an oral vaccine

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