Contraindication

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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.