World Health Organization: More Polio Cases from Vaccine than from Natural Polio

World Health Organization: More Polio Cases from Vaccine than from Natural Polio

There are now more people who have contracted polio through vaccines than the wild virus itself.

The World Health Organization (WHO) published a report last week, which recorded nine new polio cases that were caused by the vaccines in four African countries in Nigeria, Central African Republic, Angola and the Congo.

A total of 16 countries have had similar outbreaks. That includes cases in other African counties, and in Asia in places such as the Philippines, China, Myanmar. It’s risen the count of polio cases caused by vaccines to 157.

Afghanistan and Pakistan, the two countries where polio continues to be endemic, have a reported 107 cases of wild polio.

According to the Associated Press, all the current cases where people have contracted polio through the vaccine, have been caused by a Type 2 virus, whose wild form has been eliminated since 2015.


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  • This commment is unpublished.
    Steven Holsten · 4 months ago
    I caught Cerebral Palsy from the Polio vaccine shot when I was 6 months old in Feb 1961
  • This commment is unpublished.
    Charles Yearwood · 4 months ago
    About 10 years ago I took a flu shot and got sick only 2 hours after taking the shot. Vaccines do not prevent you from getting sick. Never take any kind of vaccine for anything.
    • This commment is unpublished.
      Matthew Worner · 4 months ago
      They aren't designed to keep you from getting sick, they are designed to MAKE you sick. Theoretically only a "little" sick (like everybody reacts the same way to sicknesses; yeah, right!)or perhaps only a "little" dead.