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Moderate Success for New Polio Vaccine

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Science  20 Apr 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5823, pp. 363
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5823.363

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Summary

The first data from the field are in on a new weapon in the campaign to eradicate polio: monovalent oral poliovirus vaccine, introduced in India in 2005 in the hope of stopping the most intransigent chains of transmission. (Read more.)