Polio vaccine kills boy after infecting him with the same deadly disease it’s supposed to prevent

As World Health Officials continue to try to eradicate polio, they’ve encountered a caveat that has lead to death rather than immunization from the disease: Vaccinations kill just as easily as wild polio virus infections do.A sad story from Laos this week: An 8-year-old boy died of polio, but his infection did not stem from natural exposure to the viral disease; instead, he contracted polio from the very immunization that was meant to protect him.

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