Inactivated polio vaccine shortage: Type 2 polio virus strai
At a time when the state is reeling under shortage of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), paediatricians have expressed their concern over children being exposed to Type 2 virus strain of polio.

In the state, children are administered IPV for protection against Type 2 polio virus strain. Since there is a shortage of IPV, the health department can only administer oral polio vaccine (OPV) for Type 1 and Type 3 virus strains to children....