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The anticipation of a relaxing summer tends to put us in a jovial mood. But for people living in Pakistan, as well as those who have visited the country, there is a hitch – they are required to obtain a mandatory polio certificate prior to international travel. Therefore, if you are planning to travel, the sooner you are vaccinated, the better it is for both your peace of mind, and the health of the world.
Although the OPV (oral polio vaccine, in the form of drops) is better known, the IPV (inactivated polio vaccine) which is given via injection, is recommended for people who have had polio drops as a child. Continue reading