A 32-year-old member asked:
can oral polio vaccine be given to a child while the mom is still pregnant with another baby?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There have been concerns that oral polio vaccine containing live virus is inadvertently given to an immunodeficient chlld or to a child who potentially infect immunocompromised household contact. Therefore, no oral polio vaccine is used in routine immunization in us.
Answered on Apr 18, 2013
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