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Millions of Indian Children Given Polio Vaccine That is Discontinued in the US

Vaccine

Every year, millions of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) doses are administered to children in India for immunization against polio. India is polio free, it is claimed. Try telling that to 47,500 children in India who were inflicted with Non-Polio Acute Flaccid Paralysis (NPAFP) in the year 2011 alone. What is NPAFP? NPAFP is a disease that is “clinically indistinguishable from polio but is twice as deadly”, leading many to paralysis and death