Polio Vaccine Information
Tetanus, Polio, Diptheria (3 in 1) vaccine is given to teenagers at 14 years of age. This vaccine works by stimulating the immune system to produce antibodies against these three organisms, without actually causing the diseases.
Polio is a serious infectious disease that can causes temporary and permanent paralysis. Polio is an airborne disease that is spread when infected people cough, sneeze and breath on other people.
Tetanus, Polio, Diptheria is preventable by having a 3 in 1 booster vaccination. The vaccination will last up to 10 years.