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Next Pulse Polio Vaccine Date Schedule 2019

Urvashi Shah
0 to 1 years

Created by Urvashi Shah
Updated on Jan 31, 2019

Next Pulse Polio Vaccine Date Schedule 2019

The initial five to seven years are very essential for your child's health in preventing him/her from deadly disease such as polio drops. Polio vaccine is an infectious viral disease against which immunization in the form of Pulse Polio drop is given. Newborn babies should be given polio drops in addition to the regular immunization which is carried out at 6 weeks, 10 weeks and 14 weeks after your child's birth. 

To eradicate the Poliovirus from India, the government has introduced the immunization day programme every year. Do not compromise with your child's health and take him/her for polio drops vaccination camp near your place.

Health Ministry of India has released a statement saying that the National Immunisation Day which was scheduled for February 3 has been rescheduled for 10th Mar(source) in Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Noida, Guwahati & all other cities across the country except Bihar, Madhya Pradesh & Kerela states. 

City-Wise Pulse Polio Drop Dates 2019

Now, Pulse Polio campaigns to be conducted only once this year. Here is the Next Polio Drop date schedule for cities given below for 2019. [Check What If Missed Polio Day Campaign?]

City Name Pulse Polio Dates (Tentative)
Chennai  10th March'19
Delhi  10th March'19 
Bangalore  10th March'19
Hyderabad  10th March'19
Gurgaon  15th Sep'19
Noida  10th March'19
Chandigarh  15-17th Sep'19
Pune  10th March'19
Mumbai  10th March'19
Kolkata  10th March'19

Also Check: Month-wise Baby Vaccination Schedule/ Immunization Chart

How Does the Polio Virus Affect Children?

Polio causes nerve or tissue damage, which leads to paralysis, troubles in breathing and even death in some cases. The weakness in the muscles causes an inability to move from one place to another. Legs are the first body parts which get affected by polio but neck, head and diaphragm are also infected. Polio is spread through infected fecal matter entering the mouth or even through contaminated water. Read: Know Diarrhea causes, symptoms in kids

 

Types Of Polio Vaccines

  • Paralytic Polio: This form of polio is rare but serious but with time it gets worsened
  • This form of polio can be seen generally where the initial symptoms are confused with normal illness. People who develop symptoms from the poliovirus contract a type of polio that doesn't lead to paralysis.  Know more: Types of Polio Vaccines

 

Symptoms Of Polio

Polio is a highly infectious viral disease, which affects children under 0-5 years.

  1. Fever: If mild fever continues for more than 3 to 4 days then consult the doctor
  2. Headache: A child suffers from a headache when he has polio. This is tagged along with tiredness as well
  3. Back & Neck Pain: Pain in the neck, back, arms and neck are also signs of polio which are also accompanied by a sore throat, fatigue, weakness, and vomiting

Causes Of Polio In India

You need to be quite careful about the health safety of your child and must avoid direct contact with the infected person as poliovirus can be transmitted through direct contact or even via contaminated water and food. Poliovirus is known to mainly attack children aged younger than 5 years and even those children who aren't immunized to the disease. 

Watch this video to make you understand polio completely. 

 

Why Are Polio Pulse Immunizations Important?

Parents also need to be aware of any existing allergies in the family that might cause an infection or a reaction. 

  • Floppy and lose limbs
  • Loss of reflexes
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Severe muscle aches and weakness
  • Experts claim that you can protect your child from various deadly diseases effectively through proper immunization schemes
  • The vaccines are made by scientists after years of research and are hence safe and effective.

 

So having your child vaccinated from time to time will help you in protecting your child from Polio

Ref: delhi.gov.in, thehindu, businesstoday

 

Frequently Asked Questions
How many times a baby should be given polio drops?
It is recommended to give 4 doses of polio. One each at 2 months, 4 months, 6 through 18 months old and 4 through 6 years old.

Source: CDC, Center For Disease Control and Prevention
Why polio drops are given?
Polio drops are given to protect children against Polio or Poliomyelitis. Four dosage of Polio is recommended.
What to do if you miss one polio dose?
You can check with your nearby government health centers/ public health centers if the drops are still being administered.
Polio drops are given even after the scheduled campaign dates. Also volunteers will be available to administer polio drops to those who missed the drive. Avail information on missed polio drops from nearby Aanganwadi (rural care center)
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| Oct 01, 2019

When is the polio day in Mumbai? I have missed it 2 times.. is there any impact?

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| Sep 27, 2019

Next polio day in kolkata

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| Sep 21, 2019

Bangalore

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| Sep 21, 2019

Medum please tell me today pulse polio day somebody mesaege me today pulse polio day please tell me medum

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| Sep 16, 2019

When the next schedule date for puls polio in mumbai after march 2019.

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| Sep 16, 2019

Noida me poliyo day kab hai, september month ka?

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| Sep 16, 2019

Noida me poliyo kab pilaya jayega???? September 2019 me

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| Sep 10, 2019

Hasn't been announced as yet

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| Sep 10, 2019

Next polio date in assam

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| Sep 08, 2019

Polio date in September 2019 in Kolkata

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| Sep 08, 2019

Next year jan/feb tentatively

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| Sep 08, 2019

No comments

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| Sep 05, 2019

Next polio dates would be tentatively jan/feb next year.

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| Sep 04, 2019

What is puls polio date in punjab

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| Sep 02, 2019

What is puls polio date in uttar pradesh

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| Sep 01, 2019

Hi aditi! It would be next year in Jan/Feb in Mumbai.

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| Sep 01, 2019

next poliyo drop western mumbai

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| Aug 31, 2019

When is the next polio drops in kolkata North Dumdum

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| Aug 28, 2019

Next Polio date in Bhubaneswar

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| Aug 15, 2019

Aditi Vashishtha - it would be next year now tentatively in january/february

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| Aug 15, 2019

When the next polio vaccine in Mumbai

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| Aug 05, 2019

hi megha ! it would be next year beginning now.

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| Aug 05, 2019

when is next polio drops in bangalore

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| Jul 28, 2019

Please conform poliyo drop date in Aug 2019, in 2019 my baby did not take any polio drop.

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| Jul 27, 2019

What Next polio date?

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| Jul 25, 2019

Polio date in July plzz bataye

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| Jul 24, 2019

What is the pulse polio date in July 2019 and August 2019 ?

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| Jul 17, 2019

July month polio camp detailes and date can any body provide

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| Jul 15, 2019

Polio date in july 19? please confirm

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| Jul 09, 2019

Please let us know when is next polio drop in July

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| Jul 08, 2019

send polio date

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| Jul 08, 2019

Next polio July main kab ha day

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| Jun 28, 2019

Please share polio vaccine date in delhi

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| Jun 25, 2019

Sirsa main polio drop kb pilai jayegi

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| Jun 23, 2019

hi Priya ! - bilkul possible hai. aap pvt hospital mein jaa kar bhi pulse polio le sakte hain kabhi bhi.

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| Jun 23, 2019

Mere bache ki poliyo dawai miss ho gyi private bhi plant hai kya

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| Jun 18, 2019

next year jan/feb tentatively

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| Jun 18, 2019

Delhi police date kab ki he

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| Jun 18, 2019

What is the next polio drop camping in lucknow

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| Jun 18, 2019

Please share Polio drop date in mumbai

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| Jun 09, 2019

Krishnendu Dey - this would be next year early now around feb/march. we shall keep you posted.

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| Jun 09, 2019

Pulse polio date in kolkata

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| Jun 01, 2019

Next pulse polio date 16th June 2019

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| May 22, 2019

@resmi: as per govt new rules ...Now polio campaign will be once in a year

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| May 20, 2019

when is the date of next polio drop after March 2019

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| May 05, 2019

Neetu Singh - next year jan end or february bwginning tentatively

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| May 05, 2019

Next date of polio drop in Mumbai

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| Apr 27, 2019

In delhi

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| Apr 27, 2019

Upcoming polio drops date

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| Apr 25, 2019

Plz tell me next polio date in Kolkata.

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| Apr 12, 2019

We have missed the 10th March polio dates , pls let me know when is the next date or where can I get the polio drops in Goa

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| Apr 12, 2019

Next polio drops in mumbai

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| Apr 11, 2019

Plz tell me next polio date in jharkand.

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| Apr 09, 2019

1st pulse polio on last 10th March 2019. when 2nd pulse polio April 2019?

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| Apr 01, 2019

I miss 10 March pulse polio date... Plz next pulse polio date... 9614312516

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| Apr 01, 2019

I miss 10 March pulse polio date... Plz help...

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| Mar 19, 2019

I missed the date of 10 march 2019 (polio drop) for my 15 month daughter. now how where i get polio drop

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| Mar 19, 2019

Madhya Pradesh me plus polio ki date kya hai

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| Mar 16, 2019

My baby 8month dart he is admit for Aiims hospital delhi I want polio drop

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| Mar 16, 2019

My baby 8month dart he is admit for Aiims hospital delhi I want polio drop

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| Mar 12, 2019

next date for polio

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| Mar 11, 2019

dates were 10th march except bihar, madhya pradesh & kerala state.. respective govt will announce later...

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| Mar 11, 2019

my baby is 24 old and we vaccinated after a week of birth so we did not go for pulse polio which was there yesterday which organised from government

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| Mar 11, 2019

good afternoon

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| Mar 11, 2019

hi all if you have missed putting polio for your children's, kindly visit to nearby govt schools .

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| Mar 11, 2019

next pulse polio date in this year

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| Mar 11, 2019

hi sushma, if you're located in chennai, i guess the vaccination is given march 11, 2019 at certain places. kindly consult your nearby hospital to get more information.

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| Mar 11, 2019

i missed polio yesterday. is there anyway

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| Mar 11, 2019

i missed yesterday's polio drops for my baby can u pls tel me where can we have today ? i live in hyderabad

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| Mar 11, 2019

missed the pulse polio immunization on 10th march 2019 in bangalore. is there any helpline number that we can reach out to?

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| Mar 11, 2019

hi , i missed polio drops for my 3 yr old daughteron march 10th, i am from hyderabad, is there any way that i can get it done some where else

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| Mar 10, 2019

polio booth?

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| Mar 10, 2019

nearest polio booth near kachiguda hyderabad

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| Mar 10, 2019

when is in nagpur maharastra

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| Mar 10, 2019

when in kolkata

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| Mar 10, 2019

where can i find nearest booth in manewada besa road

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| Mar 10, 2019

karve nagar somalwada near vikash ashram nagpur

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| Mar 10, 2019

for somalawada nagpur you can visit at near vikash ashram karaoke nagar

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| Mar 10, 2019

whats pulse polio date in varanasi uttar pardesh

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| Mar 10, 2019

its today pulse polio in bihar?

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| Mar 10, 2019

sneha yes it's due today in karnataka

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| Mar 10, 2019

balasubramanian yelahanka is in bangalore. please visit nearby hospital asap today. i just got the polio drops for my daughter.

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| Mar 10, 2019

please let us know the pulse polio vaccination centre at noida sector 62.

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| Mar 10, 2019

please suggest yelahanka location

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| Mar 10, 2019

what about in kerala

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| Mar 10, 2019

is there polio drops in karnataka?

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| Mar 10, 2019

please suggest address in nagpur location near somalwada or manish nagar

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| Mar 10, 2019

please suggest address in nagpur location near somalwada or manish nagar

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| Mar 10, 2019

polio vaccination near marthahalli

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| Mar 10, 2019

hi.. please let me know the polio centers in hyderabad

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| Mar 09, 2019

polio location in kodigehali bangalore 97

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| Mar 09, 2019

polio vaccination location near marathahalli, bangalore

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| Mar 09, 2019

hi

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| Mar 09, 2019

can i know polio drops coordinates near punavale/hinjawadi/bumkar chowk location

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| Mar 09, 2019

polio drop centers in mayurvihar phase1??

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| Mar 09, 2019

polio drops in shimla???

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| Mar 08, 2019

polio center in kolkata

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| Mar 08, 2019

hi, can i know the polio centers in pune wakad location?

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| Mar 06, 2019

hi madhusri... the polio vaccination is different from polio drops. irrespective of polio vaccination, the babies from 0 months upto 5 years are required to be given polio drops. it's mandatory. i have clarified this with a paediatrician.

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| Mar 02, 2019

am having doubt that polio drops should be given even though the polio vaccine was done.. polio vaccine was done 18th month for my son.. now he is 3 years.. so plz suggest me

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| Feb 16, 2019

Kerala mein kab hai

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| Feb 10, 2019

uuhg

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| Feb 04, 2019

@Achintya: 3 Feb

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| Feb 01, 2019

pj

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| Feb 01, 2019

hi

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| Feb 01, 2019

in Lucknow

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| Jan 31, 2019

When is polio date in Bihar ,can you please let me know ?

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| Jan 31, 2019

rg

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| Jan 31, 2019

@Megha: nearby govt schools

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| Jan 27, 2019

can anybody please tell me where polio drop centre are located in noida and faridabad

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| Jan 27, 2019

Next pulse polio date in secendrabad... 2019

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| Jan 25, 2019

can anyone know where are the centres for Polio drops in Bangalore and timings

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| Jan 19, 2019

@Neha: No, its schedule for Feb onwards

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| Jan 17, 2019

Is polio drops happened once in January??

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| Jan 16, 2019

@Poulobi Sadhukha & @SANISHA AJAY: Yet to announce by respective govt

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| Jan 14, 2019

Can you please tell me the schedule for next pulse polio in Pune?

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| Jan 12, 2019

Can you tell me the next polio in kerala please

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| Jan 09, 2019

In bangalore which all hospitals they provide polio drops on jan 19th ?

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| Jan 09, 2019

In bangalore which all hospitals they provide polio drops on jan 19th ?

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| Jan 08, 2019

When is polio date in gurgoan

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| Jan 08, 2019

Can you please tell me the schedule for next pulse polio in Bangalore? Along with centres near BTM

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| Jan 04, 2019

@shailaja: already conducted on 22-27 Oct' 2018 ..

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| Jan 03, 2019

when is it hyderabad polio vaccine plz tell me

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| Dec 10, 2018

Nice

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| Oct 22, 2018

nothing to do India is now polio free

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| Oct 12, 2018

I oh m

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| Oct 12, 2018

Uh oh

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| Sep 21, 2018

opv was given to my 5 month baby.. when next dose is due?

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| Aug 29, 2018

Hello, When is next date to give polio dose? as we missed last one on 5th aug. Thanks

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| Aug 26, 2018

I was missed that date what I do

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| Aug 25, 2018

does 5th aug polio drop was there? I missed, when is next in Bangalore?

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| Aug 13, 2018

I missed the polio drop on 05 Aug. Is it can be harmful for my 03 Y6M son?

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| May 24, 2018

what's the next poliyo date in dist kushinagar uttarpradesh

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| May 05, 2018

I miss to give palio to son on March 11th at Bangalore. When will be the next date or any suggestions

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| Apr 03, 2018

will let you know on e we get any information from concerned authorities

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| Apr 03, 2018

I missed to give polio to my daughter on march 11 at Mumbai, when will be the next date

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| Mar 16, 2018

Unfortunately 2phase plus poliyo drops missed please tell me next date or any suggestion

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| Mar 13, 2018

I MISSED OUT TO GET POLIO DROPS ON 11 MARCH ,PLEASE SUGGEST WHEN I VCAN TAKE NEXT ONCE ,OR IS IT AVAILABLE IN ANY OTHER LOCATION ?

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| Mar 13, 2018

You can check with municipal hospital if they have it. Don’t worry if you have missed one. Keep reminders on your phone to keep a check on kid’s vaccines and you will not miss it again.

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| Mar 12, 2018

i missed to give polio to my daughter on march 11 at bangalore , TODAY CAN I GO HOSPITAL AND DO OR when will be the next date

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| Mar 12, 2018

i missed to give polio to my daughter on march 11 at bangalore , when will be the next date

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| Mar 12, 2018

Unfortunately i am in out of station , there is any possibilities to put polio drips Today.. Pl help

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| Mar 11, 2018

Yes Nitesh, You can give your kid pulse polio drops as many times as you want. This won’t harm. Even a new born child can be given polio drops

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| Mar 11, 2018

my baby is 11days old can give polio drop

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| Mar 11, 2018

Hi Padma Ashok , yes you can give pulse polio any number of times This won’t harm your child

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| Mar 11, 2018

my baby was given the 1st oral polio vaccine dose in the hospital on 1st march. should I again take him for another dose today i. e 11th march?

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| Feb 12, 2018

@ Arushi: Don't worry, it will be again in 11th march.

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| Feb 12, 2018

OPV is mandatory if IPV are given?

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| Jan 30, 2018

my son is 10 mo but haven't got any govt. organized Pulse Polio drops, my paed. gave OPV 3-4 times but now he said I have to get both the drops, is it too late now?

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| Jan 29, 2018

@Rk Raman: don't worry. Next Polio dates in march .. tentative dates are 11th March ..

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| Jan 28, 2018

Unfortunately i am in out of station , there is any possibilities to put polio drips tomorrow.. Pl help

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| Jan 28, 2018

when in Mumbai.....

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| Jan 28, 2018

when for chhattisgarh

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| Jan 28, 2018

what is date of polio drops 2018 in Ahmedabad?

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| Jan 28, 2018

when & where in Pune... ?? plz tell

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| Jan 28, 2018

@Anjula - its on 28 Jan

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| Jan 28, 2018

which date in burdwan ?

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| Jan 27, 2018

thanks for this important information.....

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| Jan 27, 2018

when is it in Hyderabad

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| Jan 25, 2018

my daughter is 43days old can I give polio drops to her

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| Jan 25, 2018

Good initiative parentune to inform parents about dates

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| Jan 25, 2018

Thank u for thus infor

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| Jan 25, 2018

thanks Urvashi Shah ! very useful information. I have a query can polio drops be given even beyond 5 years of age ? as u have mentioned 7 years.. can it be given till then??

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