OPV (ORAL POLIO VACCINE) – CONTRAINDICATIONS
- Long-term steroid therapy or any other drug that affects the immune system.
- Chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
- AIDS or HIV infection, or another disease that affects the immune system.
- In case of household contacts belonging to anyone of the above mentioned three groups, the child should not get OPV.
- Severe allergic reaction to previous dose of OPV should not get another dose.