Vaccine in place of Oral Polio vaccine

Sunday, 15 March 2015 - 13:22

The Ministry of Health has decided to replace the oral polio vaccine with an IV vaccine.
The Polio eradication programme is carried out in Sri Lanka with the assistance of the World Health Organization.

Director of the Epidemiology Unit Dr. Paba Palihawadana stated that the new programme will take effect from May.