D.N.I.S. News Network – In order to bring under control the increasing number of polio cases in the high-risk areas of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has asked international agencies to procure injectable polio vaccine for pilot testing in these areas.
India Advisory Group on Polio had recommended injections specifically for
A senior official of the ministry revealed that U.N.I.C.E.F. and W.H.O. were working on the modalities for getting the injectable vaccine and that officials were identifying the operational problems that could arise, since the concept would be totally new.