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Why has polio not been eradicated 100%?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Due to ignorance

Polio still exists in few countries like Pakisran,Bangla Desh and others because parents do not want their children vaccinated due to religious and other reason Just ignorance like we have from AntiVaxx groups here in USA

In brief: Due to ignorance

Polio still exists in few countries like Pakisran,Bangla Desh and others because parents do not want their children vaccinated due to religious and other reason Just ignorance like we have from AntiVaxx groups here in USA
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Incomplete vaccinati

Incomplete vaccination coverage of children in some countries results in ongoing transmission.

In brief: Incomplete vaccinati

Incomplete vaccination coverage of children in some countries results in ongoing transmission.
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Polio is endemic in

Pakistan, nigeria & afghanistan.
Polio cases still occur in ethiopia, israel, kenya & somalia. Despite world health organization attempts at eradication, political unrest & rejection of the vaccine for religious reasons has slowed vaccination progress. Vaccinators in pakistan & nigeria have been murdered. Oral vaccine containing live virus has actually caused polio infections.

In brief: Polio is endemic in

Pakistan, nigeria & afghanistan.
Polio cases still occur in ethiopia, israel, kenya & somalia. Despite world health organization attempts at eradication, political unrest & rejection of the vaccine for religious reasons has slowed vaccination progress. Vaccinators in pakistan & nigeria have been murdered. Oral vaccine containing live virus has actually caused polio infections.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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